Ayurvedic/Sanskrit: Anangaka, Bakula, Chirapushpa, Dhanvi, Gudhpushpa, Kantha, Karuka, Kesha, Mukula, Padyamoda, Sharadika, Sindhugandha, Simhakeshaa, Sthirmukhgandha, Surabhi Tailanga, Varalahdha, Visharada
- UNANI: Maulsiri, GUJARATI: Babhuli, Bolsari, Varsoli, Vovoli
- HINDI: Bakul, Bolsari, Maulsarau, Maulser, Maulsari
- TAMIL: Alagu, Ilangi, Kesaram, Kosaram, Magil, Magilam, Vagulam
- TELUGU: Pogada
- KANNADA: Pagademara
- PUNJABI: Maulsari, Maulsiri
- BENGALI: Bakal, Bakul, Bohl, Bukal
- MARATHI: Bakhor, Bakula, Barsoli, Ovalli, Owli, Vavoli, Wovali, Wowli
- MALAYALAM: Elengi, Ilanni, Iranni, Makuram, Bakulam
- NEPALESE: Bakulapuspa
- SINHALESE: Munemal
- GERMAN: Affengesict
- FRENCH: karanicum, BURMESE: Kaya, MALAYSIAN: Enengi, THAI: Pikul
- ENGLISH: Spanish-Cherry, West Indian Medlar, Bullet Wood
- TRADE NAME: Bulletwood
Bakul (Maulsari) Medicinal Uses
Mimusops elengi (Indian Medlar, Bulletwood tree, Bakul or Maulsari) is an evergreen tree with sweet scented flowers and it is often grown as garden tree. It is a medicinal tree with edible parts. This tree is especially useful in treating gum problems and dental disorders such as bleeding gums, loose teeth, sensitive teeth, cavities, etc. Its tender parts are used as tooth brush. The bark and seed coat are used for strengthening the gum
Loose teeth: Unripe fruits are used as masticatory.
Improving fertility in women: Fruit pulp is eaten.
Promoting delivery: Ripe fruit is given to promote delivery.
Causing miscarriage or abortion: Fruits are sometimes used for abortion.
Eyesight weakness, Diseases of Eyes: 7-14 ml. leaf juice is taken twice daily with honey.
Brian tonic: The powder of dried flower is eaten as a brain tonic.
Chronic diarrhea, Weakness after diarrhea: The fruit pulp is eaten.
Headache:The dried flower powder is used a snuff in case of headache.