Latin Name

Crinum latifolium

English Name

Milk and vine lily

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Leaves and Bulb
(पत्र, कन्द)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It is an effective analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent. Its external application with leaves is used in arthritic conditions. Its leaves have anti-microbial properties. External application with paste of its bulb is used in treatment of piles. It has emetic as well as purgative properties. It is commonly used medicine in fever. Its leaves are used for ear disorders such as earache, ear discharge.

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