|The fruit has Gallic acid which acts as an anti-fungal and anti-viral and protects cells against oxidative damage. It is also used to treat chronic external hemorrhoids. The fruit is a laxative and is also used as an appetite stimulant and this is why it is used to treat eating disorders such as anemia and anorexia nervosa. It is used in treating skin diseases such as leprosy and scabies and its leaves are used to relieve rheumatic joints. It helps reduces fever and diarrhea and chronic coughs. It is also used in increasing the rate of a person's pulse. It is an effective purgative as a powder so it helps with chronic constipation but when the fruit is dried, it treats diarrhea and intestinal worms. Additionally, the leaves are effective in treating wounds and eye problems. Recent studies published have pointed out that the complications of diabetes can be cured with extracts of Indian almond. Indian almond helps cure diabetes mellitus which is a chronic disease caused by the insufficient production of insulin by the pancreas.