Ayurvedic medicinal Plants

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Eezhachempakam - Plumeria rubra

Eezhachempakam - Plumeria rubra

Properties of Eezhachempakam

Botanical name Plumeria rubra Linn. (White variety)
Family Apocynaceae
Sanskrit Synonyms Ksheerachampaka, Svetachampaka
Ayurvedic Medicinal Properties
Rasa Tikta, Katu, Kashaya
Guna Lakhu
Virya Ushna
Name of the herb in other languages
English Pogodo tree, Plumeria
Hindi Chameli, Gopurachampa, Golenchi
Malayalam Eezhachempakam, Alari, Kumkumapoov

Description of the Plant

A deciduous fleshy stemmed tree grows up to 15 meters in height. Leaves simple, arranged in a whorl, with prominent veins, crowded at the end of branches. Flowers fragrant, yellow with creamy center Fruits follicles. Reproduction is by vegetative manner.

Medicinal Properties of the Plant as per Ayurveda

Plant pacifies vitiated vata, kapha, ulcers, skin diseases, inflammations, arthritis and constipation.

Useful parts of the herb

Root, Leaves, Latex, Bark.

Eezhachempakam - Plumeria rubra

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