The trees are regularly tapped and the coagulated latex which exudes is collected and worked up into rubber.
Charas, or churrus, is the resin itself collected, as it exudes naturally from the plant, in different ways.
The liquid which exudes from the glandular hairs clothing the leaves and stems of the plant, more especially during the cold season when the seeds ripen, contains a notable proportion of oxalic acid.
A longer exposure is recommended to capture a full moon because a half or quarter-moon exudes less light than a full moon.
When cut open, it displays an infinity of tiny leaf-buds and stems, and at intervals there exudes from it an aromatic resin, which from its astringent properties is used by the shepherds as a vulnerary, but has not been converted to any commercial purpose.