Asian Palmyra Palm, Toddy Palm, Sugar Palm

Asian Palmyra Palm, Toddy Palm, Sugar Palm

Sanskrit name: Tala, Tari
Botanical name: Borassus flabellifer
Habitat: Borassus flabellifer is native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia and is majorly grown in the coastal areas of South India.




  • Rasa (taste): Sweet
  • Virya (action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet
  • Doshas (constitution): Balances vata and pitta, aggravates kapha

General information
Asian Palmyra Palm tree is rich in gums, saponin and carbohydrates. The whole plant is used for medicinal purpose. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties and is rich in antioxidants. It improves digestion and helps in the metabolism of glucose.


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