Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Oleaceae
Genus : Jasminum
Species : jambec (Linn.) Ait.
Common Name
English Name : Arabian jasmine
Hindi Name : Banmalika
Manipuri Name : Kundo
Other Details
Habit : Slender bushy shrub
Parts Use : Root, Leaf and flower
Preparation : Leaves crushed for decoction. Dried leaves ground into powder
Mode of use : Decoction, Fresh and Local application
Ingredients : Plant contains Ester, alcohol, methyl anthranilate and indole.
Ailment Treated : Flower is used as bitter acrid, refrigerant, alexipharmic, opthalmic, purgative and lactigue. Leaf decoction is used in skin sore and rheumatism. Leaves are used in ulcers and fever. Roots along with leaves are used in opthlmopathy. Dried leaves are applied as poultice on ulcers.
Source : Wild/cultivated in home gardens.