Plant Id : 30

Plant Name : False Ashoka

Scientific Name : Polyalthia longifolia

Family Name : Annonaceae

Location : Computer Block

Properties : Polyalthia sp. is an ornamental tree. It also has great sacred value.The bark extract of Ashoka is used for the treatment of uterine disorder particularly uterine hemorrhages, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia and leucorrhoea. The bark is bitter and found to cure inflammation and enlargement of the cervical glands, stimulate and relax the plain muscles of the ileum. Furthermore, bark is used to cure syphilis, dyspepsia, dysentery, colic, piles, ulcers and pimples.