• M Singh Monark University
  • Dr. Parmar F
  • Dr. Solanki H.



Terminalia catappa, antimicrobial, antidiabetic, dye, medicinal properties.


Terminalia catappa is a big spreading tree in strong winds. It nurtures in normally drained, well aerated, sandy soils, belongs to family Combretaceae. It is naturally found in subtropical and tropical zones of Indian and Pacific Oceans and also parts of the world including Brazil, the Caribbean, and East Africa. The tree bears fruit that is ellipsoid in shape, with apex which are bluntly pointed. It is able to show antimicrobial, anti‑inflammatory, antidiabetic, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, and anticancer activities. All parts of the plant can be used in traditional medicine.  Terminalia catappa can even produce dye which provenly has some medicinal properties.


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How to Cite

Singh, M., Parmar, F., & Solanki, H. (2023). TROPICAL ALMOND: THE VALUABLE TREE. VIDYA - A JOURNAL OF GUJARAT UNIVERSITY, 2(2), 348–353.