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Jasminum officinale

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Jasminum officinale is a Deciduous Climber up to 10.00 metres tall. It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials.

Uses

Ringworm, Relieve tension, Sensitive skin, Depression, Nervous tension, Impotence, Frigidity, Menstrual disorders, Weak digestion.[1]

Parts Used

Flowers.

Chemical Composition

[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada
Hindi Chameli
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi Jati-jai
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit Mallika
English Common Jasmine


Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Deciduous climber

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[3]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds, Cuttings of half-ripe wood, Cuttings of mature wood, Air layering.

How to plant/cultivate

Succeeds in a good well-drained loam, preferring a sunny position. Very shade tolerant, it succeeds on a north facing wall.[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Shrubberies, Forests, Humus-rich soils, Valleys, Ravines.

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References

  1. Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
  2. [Chemistry]
  3. [Morphology]
  4. Cultivation

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