Medicinal Plants with Antimicrobial Activity
Scientific Name

Calotropis Gigantea (L.) R. BR. EX AIT.

Sanskrit Name
Arka,Ganarupa, Mandara, Vasuka, Svetapushpa, Sadapushpa, Alarka, Pratapass
English Name
Madar, Swallow wort
Kannada Name
Ekka
Hindi Name
Aak, Madar
Habitat
Perennial undershrub distributed throughout India..
Used Part
Root, latex, leaf.
Uses
Skin disease, sudorific, dropsy, ascites, piles, tumours, wounds and suppository, Musculoskeletal disorder, vaginal suppository, douche, styptic suppurative, latex dipped wicks in sinus wounds.

nextprevious

 

 

Back to Medicinal Plants