The leaf is mainly used for flavoring food. It is widely used in pharmaceutical preparations because of its hypoglycemic, stimulant, and carminative properties. It is also used in the Indian system of traditional medicines.
INDIAN NAME OF SPICES
Hindi : Tejpat Bengali : Tejpata Gujarati : Tamalapatra Kashmiri : Tejpata Malayalam : Tamalapatram Marathi : Darchini Punjabi : Tejpat Sanskrit : Tamalaka (Tejpatra) Tamil : Talishappattiri Telugu : Talisapatri Urdu : Tejpat