Scientific Name: Sapindus mukorossi gaertn.
Vernacular Name: Reettha
A deciduous tree Leaves compound, alternate, stalked, 15-45 cm long, crowed at the ends of branches; leaflets shortly petioled, alternate or upper nearly opposite, lanceolate, entire. Flowers numerous, small, polygamous, purple or white, ciliated. Fruits fleshy nut, sun glucose, glaucescent, saponaceous, 18.5 cm across and yellow when matured, wrinkled.
Flowering and fruiting: May-July
Parts used: Fruits
Uses: Fruits are expectorant, and used in salivation, chorosis and epilepsy
Plants produces triterpenoid glycosides-sapindosides A, B, C, D and E and quertecin, kampferol, apgenin and rutin. Mukurozi-saponins E1, G, X, Y1, Y2 derived from hederagenin is reported from pericarp
Distribution in Nepal: 1000 - 1200 m, east to west