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Pinwheel Flower Plant

Scientific name of Pinwheel Flower Plant: Tabernaemontana divaricata

Name of Pinwheel Flower Plant in different languages:-

English: Crape Jasmine

Sanskrit: Ksheeri, Nandivruksha

Hindi: Chameli, Chandini

Malayalam: Nandiarvattam നന്ത്യാർവട്ടം

Plant description:

It is an evergreen shrub, grows to a height of 5 to 6 feet, leaves are dark green, waxy, up to 6 inches in length, flowers are white, aromatic, found in clusters at the branch tip, and petal crepe, many branched, roots are bitter and contain many of alkaloids which is the useful part in medicines.

Useful plant parts:

Root, flower.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Lanceolate Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulated
 lanceolate-ointed-at-both-ends  Margin_Entire  Recticulate


Medicinal uses:

Scabies, eye diseases, anti-diarrheal, kidney stones.

Chemical contents:

Alkaloids such as  coronarine, coronaridine, tabernaemontanine, and dregamine.

How to prepare medicines:

For eye diseases flower’s petals keep in water for a while and wash face tree or more time daily

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