According to Unani system of medicine, seeds are bitter, astringent to bowels, aphrodisiac, tonic, diuretic and can be good for liver, kidney complaints, gonorrhea, colic etc.
It is also known as:-
Botnical name : strychnos potatorum
common name : Nirmali
Oria : Nirmali, Kataka, Kaiyan
Bengali : Nirmali
Telugu :Chilla chettu
Tamil :Tattamaram, Taitan – kottai, Teitan
Sanskrit :Kataka, Ambuprasada, Jalada.
English :Clearing nut