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Ojasvi Hostel
25 Chandni (Pinwheel Flower) Tabernaemontana divaricata Apocynaceae 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. show image
26 Madhu Kamini Murraya paniculata Rutaceae The species is widely grown as an ornamental tree or hedge because of its hardiness, wide range of soil tolerance and suitability for larger hedges. Traditionally, it is used both in traditional medicine as an analgesic and for wood (for tool handles). The plant flowers throughout the year and produces small, fragrant flowers clusters which attract bees, while fruit attracts small frugivorous birds. show image
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30 False Ashoka Polyalthia longifolia Annonaceae 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. show image
31 Amaltas (Aragvadha) Cassia fistula Fabaceae Long cylindrical pods of the tree are used in Ayurveda.Bark of the Aragvadha is extensively used by Ayurveda in India in the treatment of inflammatory swellings and as a cleaning agent for ulcers and wounds. It is believed to decrease purulent discharge and act as a local antiseptic. The fruits are also used as a laxative. Aragvadha is considered to maintain the balance of water content in the bowel mass to ensure smooth defecation.