Marking nut


Related to Marking nut: Semecarpus anacardium
(Bot.) the nut of the Semecarpus Anacardium, an East Indian tree. The shell of the nut yields a blackish resinous juice used for marking cotton cloth, and an oil prepared from it is used for rheumatism.

See also: Marking

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The process was launched by Tribal Welfare Minister Ravela Kishore Babu for sale of 15 minor forest produce items like Nuxvomica, dry amla, cleaning nuts, mahua flower, bees wax, myrobalans, marking nuts, gum karaya, tamarind, turmeric, soap nuts, dry amla etc.