Anogeissus latifolia's leaves contain large amounts of gallotannins, and are used in India for tanning. The tree is the source of Indian gum, also known as ghatti gum, which is used for calico printing among other uses.
Anogeissus latifolia one of the important medicinal plant as since Ayurveda in cardiac disorder. The plant is useful in UTI infections, skin diseases, liver complaints, fever, epileptic fits etc. The plant is rich in pharmacologically active phenolic phytoconstituent-ellagic acid.