Symplocos racemosa Roxb.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Symplocos racemosa Roxb.belongs to Styraceae, Symplocaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Joz al Qini, Satrak.
The English Names for this herb are Lodh Bark, Lodh Tree, Lotur Bark, Small Bark Tree.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Lodh, Lodh Pathani.

Pharmacological Actions


  • Analgesic
  • Anti-abortive
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-dropsical
  • Anti-dysenteric
  • Anti-gonorrhoeal
  • Anti-haemorrhagic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-leucorrhoeal
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Astringent
  • Hepatoprotective
  • Ophthalmic Tonic
  • Refrigerant
  • Styptic
  • Uterine Tonic

  • Indications

    The Indications of Bark of Symplocos racemosa Roxb. are Fever, Bleeding Gums, Menses, Micturition, Liver Complaints, Bowel Looseness, Eye Pain, Eye Inflammation, Dysentery, Leucorrhoea, Piles, Diarrhoea, Dropsy, Ulcers, Gonorrhoea, Conjunctivitis, Menorrhagia.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Symplocos racemosa Roxb..


    The Temperament of Bark of Symplocos racemosa Roxb. is 2nd order, warm and dry.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    ENTOBANHerbion Pakistan Pvt Ltd.
    EVICAHerbion Pakistan Pvt Ltd.

    Compound Preparations

    Symplocos racemosa Roxb. is used in the preparation of Dawai Khas, Kushta Para, Ma'jun Sohag Sonth, Safuf Kalan, Safuf Khas, Safuf Lodh, Safuf Sailanur Rehm compounds.


    Bark1.000g - 3.000gN/A

    Herb's Description

    Symplocos racemosa Roxb.. An evergreen tree or shrub, 6-8.5 m. tall, leaves dark green glabrous above orbicular, elliptic, oblong, 12.5 cm x 5 cm; coriaceous, pubescent beneath. Flowers white, turning yellow, fragrant, in axillary simple or compound racemes drupes purplish- black, subcylindric, smooth, 1-3 seeded. Bark is reddish inside rough, porous and whitish from outside.

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It occurs in Himalayas, India, Mayanmar, Pakistan.. This plant commonly grows on Himalayas.
    Bark: Bitter,Acrid,Astringent


    No information regarding Symplocos racemosa Roxb.'s substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Symplocos racemosa Roxb.'s Active constituents:


    No information regarding Symplocos racemosa Roxb.'s antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Excessive use may exert harmful effects in individuals with warm temperament.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Symplocos racemosa Roxb.. (work in progress)