Plant Id : 25

Plant Name : Chandni (Pinwheel Flower)

Scientific Name : Tabernaemontana divaricata

Family Name : Apocynaceae

Location : Ojasvi Hostel

Properties : All plant parts are used in Ayurvedic, Chinese and Thai traditional medicine. Studies have shown properties including antioxidant, antitumor, anti-infection and analgesic. In Ayurveda, this plant is considered to pacify Vata and pitta Vedas. The flowers can be used for hypertension, skin diseases, ascariasis, in aches and pains. Eye tinctures are prepared from the juice extract of floral buds.