Latin Name

Michelia champaca

English Name

Golden champa

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Bark, Flowers
(त्वक्, पुष्प)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It is effective in treatment of haemoptysis, epistaxis due to astringent nature. It acts as digestive; relieves flatulence. Root has laxative action. Bark decoction is used in treatment of remittent, intermittent and chronic fevers. External application with bark and flowers relieves burning sensation and itching hence used in skin diseases, ulcers and wounds.

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