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Jasmine

The scientific name of Jasmine: Jasminum sambac.

Name of Jasmine in different languages:-

English: Arabian jasmine

Sanskrit: Mallika, Malathi

Hindi: Madan mogra

Malayalam: Mulla, Kudamulla, Gandhamulla

Tamil: Mally.

Plant description:

Jasmine is an evergreen vine or shrub reaching up to the height of 3 m , the leaves ovate, up to 12.5 cm long, opposite or in whorls of three, simple, glabrous, The flowers are pure white, in clusters of 3 to 12 flowers at the branch end, blooming l throughout the year, strongly scented, open at night. The fruit is a berry, purple to black, 1 cm in diameter.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Oblong Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulated
 oblong  Margin_Entire  Recticulate

 

Useful plant parts:

Flowers, root

Medicinal uses:

To treat headaches, pain due to dislocated joints, insomnia, used as a cosmetic(to remove stretch marks and scars), coughs, to reduce depression, nervousness relaxation and tension.

Chemical content:

Anaesthetic property

It is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurveda medicine like:

MuktadiMahanjana

ShivaGutika

AshwagandhaThailam

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