Balanites. Agialida. Balanites Roxburghii Planch. (Fam. Zygophyllaceae.)—The fruit of this plant is used medicinally in India. It contains a principle closely resembling saponin. The ripe seed yield about 50 per cent. of a fixed oil (zachun oil), which is used for burning. (See P. J., 1913, 905.) The unripe fruit is anthelmintic and purgative.