Latin Name

Jasminum officinale

English Name

Common Jasmine

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Root, Leaves and Flowers
(मूल, पत्र, पुष्प)

Effect on Dosha

Balances all three doshas

Properties and Uses

Root is used for external application to improve skin complexion. Leaf decoction is used for gargling in mouth ulcers. Jasmine medicated oil is used for massage in migraine, paralysis. Oil and decoction of leaves is used for external application in chronic ulcers and wounds due to its cleansing and healing properties. Leaves are applied externally in skin disorders especially those with itching. It is used in the treatment of infertility.

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