KUTAJA  - Holarrhena antidysenterica

KUTAJA  - Holarrhena antidysenterica

Synonym H. pubescens (Buch.-
Ham.) Wall. ex G. Don.
Family Apocynaceae.

KUTAJA  - Holarrhena antidysenterica


 The tropical Himalayas,
going up to an altitude of ,1,200 m.
Also found throughoutmany forests
of India, in Travancore, Assam and
Uttar Pradesh.

Kutaja, Girimallikaa,
Kaalinga, Kalingaka, Indravriksha,
Shakra, Vatsa, Vatsaka,
Shakraahvya. Indrayava, Indrabija,
Vatsabija (seed). Kurchi (bark).


Holarrhena antidysenterica - KUTAJA


Action Root and bark—

used in amoebic dysentery. Bark—astringent,
anthelmintic, amoebicidal,
diuretic. Used in colic, dyspepsia,
piles, diseases of the skin and
spleen. Seed—antibilious. Used
for promoting conception, also
for toning up vaginal tissues after


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Kumkum / safron - Crocus sativus

 Medicinal Plant- Crocus sativus ( KUMKUM)

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