Pala indigo (Wrightia tinctoria) Botanical Name : Wrightia Tinctoria Family Name : Apocynaceae Common Name : Pala Indigo Plant Dyersâ€™s Oleander. Part Used : Bark Seeds Habitat : Throughout india upto 1200 m. Product offered : Seeds Uses : The leaves are acrid thermogenic anodyne and hypotensive and are very useful in odontalgia vitiated conditions of vata and hypertension. The seeds are bitter astringent acrid carminative constipating depurative anthelmintic and febrifuge. They are useful in vitiated conditions of Pitta and Kapha dyspepsia etc. Its pungent fresh leaves quickly relieve toothaches. Leaves flowers and fruits are source of a kind of indigo called pala-indigo. White close-grained wood looks like ivory and is much used for carving and wood-turning. In piles fever diarrhoea roundworm and colic.