Latin Name

Woodfordia fruticosa

English Name

Fire flame bush

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

Flowers have astringent nature hence used in the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery, haemoptysis, epistaxis and vaginal discharge. It is especially effective in the treatment of fevers associated with Pitta. External application with flower is used in bleeding and oozing ulcers, it stopes discharge and relieves burning sensation.

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