Psoralea corylifolia is aswell accepted as Babchi, Vakuch, Lata Kasturi, Bavachi, Bawachi, Karpo-karishi Kani Bogi and Kushtanashini (leprosy destroyer). It is one of the capital plant used in analysis of leucoderma, psoriasis, Leprosy, abdominal worms and derma complaints.
It is used in homeopathy and added acceptable medicines such as Ayurveda and Siddha. Psoralea corylifolia is appear to be developed in Rajasthan and eastern commune of Punjab abutting Uttar Pradesh for its seeds. The seeds are used in aboriginal medicines. The seeds accept been appear to accept antibacterial backdrop as well. Babchi seeds accommodate an capital oils (0.05%), a non-volatile trepenoid oil, a aphotic amber adhesive (8.6%), a colorant (hydroxyflavone), a monotrepnoid phenol(bakuchiol), a amber anchored oil (10%), raffinose, coumarin compounds, albumin, sugar, ash 7.5 % and a trace of manganese. Psoralen and isopsoralen are therapeutically alive constituents.