Botanical Name : NYCTANTHES ARBORTRISTIS
Family Name : OLEACEAE
Common Name : NIGHT JASMINE, CORAL JASMINE
Parts used : Flowers, Leaves, seeds,
Habitat : Cultivated in gardens in India
Uses : The leaves are antibacterial, antiinflammatory and anthelmintic. Further, a dye extracted from the corolla tube is used to lend colour to Tussore Silk. The flowers are bitter astringent, opthalmic, stomachic and carminative. It is an expectorant, bitter and tonic, febrifuge, and mild purgative. It is used in bilious and obstinate remittent fever, sciatica, and rheumatism. It is also very useful in constipation of children.
Parts offered : Flowers, Leaves, seeds,