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Royal jasmine

Scientific name  of Royal jasmine: Jasminum grandiflorum 

Name of Royal jasmine in different languages:-

English- Spanish jasmine, Catalonian jasmine

Sanskrit: jatiphala, jatikosha, shaluka, jatija, jatipatra

Malayalam: Pichi പിച്ചി, Pichakam-പിച്ചകം

Plant description:

Royal jasmine- Jasminum grandiflorum is a deciduous shrub growing up to 4 m tall. The leaves are opposite, pinnate, up to 10 cm long, with 5 to 11 leaflets. The flowers are white and pleasant fragrant found in cymes, five lobes approximately 22 mm long.

Useful plant parts:

Whole plant.

Medicinal uses: 

Stress relief, anxiety, and tension, exhaustion, easing depression, dry skin, calming, conjunctivitis and dermatitis, cancer (bone, lymph nodes, and breast), headaches.

Chemical content:

Methyl jasmonate

How to prepare medicines:

Royal jasmine is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-

Saindhavadi Gulika

Malathyadi Velichenna


Malatyadi Tailam



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