Ayurvedic medicinal Plants

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Manja arali - Taivetia neerifolia

Manja arali Taivetia neerifolia
Manja arali - Taivetia neerifolia

Properties of Manja arali

Botanical name Taivetia neerifolia Juss
Family Apocynaceae
Sanskrit Synonyms Karaveera, Peetakaraveera, Asvaghna, Asvamaraka, Hayamaraka
Ayurvedic Medicinal Properties
Rasa Katu, Tikta, Kashaya
Guna Lakhu, Rooksha, Teekshna
Virya Ushna
Name of the herb in other languages
English Indian oleander, Yellow oleander
Hindi Kaner, Karber
Malayalam Manja arali, Kanaveeram, Karaveeram

Description of the Plant

An evergreen shrub grows up to 7-10 meters in height. Leaves three in a whorl, linear-lanceolate, acute, and yellowish green. Flowers pale yellow colored and fragrant; fruits globose and 4 chambered.

Medicinal Properties of the Plant as per Ayurveda

Plant pacifies vitiated vata, skin diseases, arthritis, pruritus, and ulcers, for external use. Internal use will cause toxic symptoms.

Useful parts of the herb

Roots, Leaves.

Manja arali Taivetia neerifolia
Manja arali - Taivetia neerifolia

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