NYCTANTHES ARBORTRISTIS also Known as Night Jasmine, Coral Jasmine
Nyctanthes Arbortristis

Nyctanthes Arbortristis

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Nyctanthes Arbortristis
Flowers, Leaves, Seeds,
Cultivated in gardens in india
Flowers, Leaves, Seed
Night Jasmine, Coral Jasmine


Coral jasmine is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, expectorant, bitter, tonic, febrifuge and a mild purgative.

The flowers are bitter astringent, ophthalmic, stomachic and carminative.

Night Jasmine is very useful in treating constipation in children.

The leaves are used in Ayurvedic medicine, to treat sciatica, arthritis, fevers, rheumatism and various painful conditions.

Its leaves are also blend into a paste and used in skin related troubles, especially ringworm.

The fresh leaves are boiled in mustard oil and used externally for treating ringworm.

The leaf juice is mixed with common salt to treat intestinal worms.

Coral jasmine is used in the treatment of fungal skin infection, dry cough, and bronchitis and as an antidote for snakebites.

The seeds are crushed and the aqueous paste is applied externally on the piles. They are also useful in treating baldness, scurvy and affections of the scalp.

The decoction of night jasmine flowers is used in treating gout.

Patients with gynecological problems are advised to take 3 fresh night jasmine leaves, with 5 black peppers.

The decoction of its seeds is used as a hair tonic. Washing hair daily with this tonic helps to get rid of dandruff and lice.

Coral jasmine is also used to treat anxiety, restlessness, headaches, gastritis, hepatitis, diarrhea, vertigo and dysmenorrhoea.