The wood is used for timber blocks, tabes, packing cases, cigar boes, ceiling planks, building purposes, agricultural implements, pencils, matchboxes, splints and Kattamarams.
It is a good secondary timber and the most preferred species for plywood industry. The wood is also used for packing cases, ceiling planks, building purposes, agricultural implements, pencils, match boxes, splints, catamarans, musical instruments and tea boxes as the wood is anti-termite by itself. Thus, the species has a ready and assured market due to its multipurpose utilities. The species is also highly adaptable. The species is in high demand by the plywood industries.
The wood is used as dual purpose which has a medicinal value and also used for fodder. It plays a vital role in multi farming of sheep, goat & dairy farming. Melia Dubia has been tested positive for pulpwood and recorded a pulp yield of 50.3%.