C. sativa Mill. – A tree up to 30 m high. Distribution: Caucasus.
Triterpenoids contains up to 0.4% in the leaves, flavonoids (including catechins), phytosterols, carbohydrates and sugar esters, phenols, phenolic and fatty acids, higher aliphatic hydrocarbons, aromatic and aliphatic aldehydes established structure. Marked tannins up to 20% of the cupule, fatty oil 7.4% of fetuses. Found saponins, vitamins B, B2, C, H, K, PP, pantothenic acid.
Medicinal. Those therapeutically effect – knitting – fruits (Cupule), diuretic – fruit. Indications – diseases of the digestive system: for dyspepsia – fruits, cholestasis, diseases of the cardiovascular system: hypertension, varicose veins, diseases of the reproductive system: the prostate – pollen, diseases of the immune system: rheumatism, infections / infestations: the malaria disease Respiratory system: cough, asthma, respiratory diseases, symptoms and syndromes: in fevers – leaves.
In the experiment, the leaves have a tonic, haemostatic effect, pollen improves blood, aqueous extract of exhibits antibacterial activity.
Food. Edible fresh, baked, fried, boiled, coffee substitute, cocoa fruit (nut kernel).
Nutritional supplements. Seasoning to different dishes: fruit (nut kernel).
Melliferous. Also perganosnoe.
Materials. Dyeing: flowers for leather (black): wood, fabric (black): wood, branches, young (brown, black), leaves (brown, dark brown, black), Cupule fruits (brown, dark brown , black color) for furniture, joinery, turning, cooperage: wood, pletenochnyh products: the branches of (young).
Environmental significance. Soil and water protection, sklonoukreplya-lowing, ornamental.