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Traditional and Medicinal uses of Mogra (Jasminum sambac)

Mogra (Jasminum sambac) complete detail – updated. Traditional and  Medicinal uses of Mogra (Jasminum sambac). Description of Mogra (Jasminum sambac). Classification of Mogra (Jasminum sambac). The dried flowers of Jasminum sambac are used by the Chinese to flavor jasmine tea. Oil is used for making perfumes, creams, shampoos, soaps and incense. Jasminum sambac is a scrambling shrub, which can grow up to 3 meters. …

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Description and medicinal uses of Amaltas – Cassia fistula

Amaltas (Cassia fistula) complete detail. Description and medicinal uses of Amaltas – Cassia fistula. Classification of Amaltas (Cassia fistula).  Habit and habitat of Amaltas (Cassia fistula). Cassia fistula tree is well known for its impressive yellow flowers that cover the entire canopy. Leaves are useful in skin diseases.  The wood Cassia fistula is durable, hard and heavy , is suited for cabinetwork, farm implements, inlay work, posts, wheels, mortars …

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Medicinal Uses of Gloriosa superba (Flame lily)

Medicinal Uses of Gloriosa superba (Flame lily). Gloriosa superba (Flame lily) complete detail. Habit and habitat of Gloriosa superba (Flame lily). Flame lily is a perennial tuberous climbing herb. They prefer tropical forest. It is a beautiful ornamental plant. Flame lily is the National flower of Zimbabwe. The length of flame lily is between 3 to 6 meters, and trained at 1.5 meter …

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Medicinal uses of Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus)

Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus) – complete detail. Medicinal uses of Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus). Description of Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus) – Kanta chaulai. It has many medicinal properties like astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic, emollient, febrifuge, galactogogue etc. Leaves glabrous or with sparse hairs on the main veins below, long petiolate, up to 9 cm. The leaf axils bear pairs of fine and slender spines. Flowers green in axillary clusters …

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Description and Medicinal Uses of Azadirachta Indica (Neem)

State Tree of Andhra Pradesh – Neem (Azadirachta Indica). Description and Medicinal Uses of Azadirachta Indica (Neem).  Classification of Neem (Azadirachta Indica). All parts of Neem tree used as anthelmintic, anti-fungal, anti-diabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, contraceptive and sedative. Neem is a fast-growing tree that can reach a height of 15–20 m, rarely to 35–40 m. It is evergreen, but in severe drought it may shed most or nearly all …

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Medicinal uses of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana)

Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana) complete detail. Medicinal uses of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana). Description of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana). Classification of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana).  Thevetia peruviana is an evergreen tropical shrub or small tree that bears yellow or orange-yellow, trumpet like flowers and its fruit is deep red/black in color encasing a large seed. It contains a milky sap. Propagate by seed in spring. Can …

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Medicinal uses of Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense)

Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense) complete detail. Medicinal uses of Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense). Description of Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense).  Classification of Hamsapadi. Habit and habitat of Hamsapadi. Local Name of Adiantum philippense is Hamsapadi. Adiantum philippense is a small and delicate fern.  Adiantum philippense is well known for its antioxidant potential. Decoction of fresh leaves used  as stomachic and diuretic and also used as a cure for dysentery. Fronds extract …

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State Tree of Andhra Pradesh – complete detail – updated

State Tree of Andhra Pradesh – complete detail – updated. Description of State Tree of Andhra Pradesh. Name of the State Tree of Andhra Pradesh is Neem. Neem gum is used as a bulking agent. Its wood is used to make the furniture. All parts of Neem tree used as anthelmintic, anti-fungal, anti-diabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, contraceptive and sedative.  The Neem tree is noted for its drought resistance. Neem gum is …

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Goose grass (Eleusine indica) Complete detail – updated

Goose grass (Eleusine indica) Complete detail – updated. Description of Goose grass (Eleusine indica). Medicinal uses of Goose grass (Eleusine indica). Mainly used as fodder. Classification of Goose grass (Eleusine indica). Decoction of the fresh plant used as a diuretic and for dysentery, Also used for the treatment of fever, Dandruff, Post-partum, Sprains and lumbago, Hemoptysis, hypertension, hemoptysis, asthma, jaundice etc. Goose grass is one of the …

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Medicinal Uses of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura)

Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura)  complete detail – updated. Medicinal Uses of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura). Description of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura) – Common Cocklebur. Classification of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura). Local name of Xanthium strumarium is Common Cocklebur and Chota dhatura. Xanthium strumarium is an annual herb, up to 1 m in height. Xanthium strumarium has stout stems, green, brownish or reddish-brown in color, often red-spotted that …

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