Karanja tree (Pongamia glabra) is wonderful tree almost like neem tree. In south part of the Indian peninsula the Karanja Oil / cake are also used same like neem oil and neem cake
This Can be considered same like neem oil and neem cake in pest and fertilizer management in organically
Pongamia pinnata (Karanja), grows extensively across India. The seed oil has been used by the natives of India for
It is used in Ayuvedic and Siddha traditional medicine systems to treat various skin conditions from eczema and psoriasis to leprosy, as it is believed to enhance the UV absorbing properties of conventional sunscreen
A paste made of Karanja and lime is used to relieve rheumatic pain, and Karanja infused baths are used for cleaning skin ulcers and sore
Properties and Uses:
We have found the aqueous extracts of different parts of Karanj as promising natural herbicide
It suppresses the germination of many obnoxious weed
We have also noted the stimulatory allelopathic effects of Karanj extracts on germination and initial growth of many agricultural crops Karanj seeds yield bitter, non-edible (24-40%) oil with odd odour
The scientists have isolated Karanjin from seed oil and according to them; it is responsible for its action
The oil is also used as medicinal oil, both internally & externally
The presence of a hypotensive principle and a substance producing uterine contraction has been reported.
Karanja oil, like Neem oil, nematicidal and bactericidal activity.
Karanja Oil is an excellent pesticide which controls the Nematodes like Organic Neem Oil and we provide the oil with minimum karanjan content as > 20,000 ppm
We can use for folier spray by adding suitable orgaic emulsifier (we recommend Diko Soapnut Powder) with the Karanja Oil.
Karanja Cake as Fertilizer:
The cake left after extraction of oil from Karanja, is excellent organic manure with insect controlling propertie
Our Karanja Cake having minimum karanjan content of 1800 ppm and provides the crop with essential nutrients, while significantly reducing the number of soil insects and nematode