BAUHINIA VARIEGATA also Known as Orchid, Yellow Bell, Yellow Bauhinia, Bosbeesklou, Geelbeesklou, Isithibathibana, St Thomas Tree.
Bauhinia Variegata

Bauhinia Variegata

Botanical Name
Family Name
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Common Name
Bauhinia Variegata
Caesalpiniaceae
Roots, Bark
Cultivated in manila and in other towns
Bark
Orchid, Yellow Bell, Yellow Bauhinia, Bosbeesklou, Geelbeesklou, Isithibathibana, St Thomas Tree

Uses:

It can be used in cough conditions, asthma, abdominal distention also acts as a gargle for sore throats, prevent from skin diseases, or internally as a remedy for diarrhoea. It is helpful in managing skin discoloration, veiling, baldness, conditions involving bilious. Bark is alterative, anthelmintic, astringent and tonic. Paste of the bark is useful in the treatment of cuts and wounds, skin diseases, scrofula and ulcer. The dried buds are used in the treatment of piles, dysentery, diarrhoea and worms.TB, prolapse of rectum, thyroid toxic goiter, low grade fever, peptic and duodenal ulcer, matted lymph nodes, prolapse of uterus, lymph edema, mediastinal edenopathy, doughy abdomen, alternate constipation and diarrhea, dysentery(amebic or bacilary), ulcerative colitis, Hodgkin's Dis (lymph tissue is affected)., breast lump, leukemia (lymphatic or myeloid), dyspepsia, spleenomegaly,/salivation,cough, bleeding piles, hematuria, menorrhagia, scrofalous enlargement of neck glands,ulcers, skin diseases