Tamil Name : Ashokapattai - அசோக மரப் பட்டை
Malayalam Name : Asokam Tree Bark
Hindi Name : Ashok Tree Bark
Telugu Name : Sokanam Tree Bark
Binomial Name : Saraca asoca
Ashoka Tree is one of the most legendary and sacred trees of India and holds an invaluable importance in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is an evergreen tree 15-20 meters high. The leaves are 15cm long and of oblong shape. Ashoka tree produces a huge bunch of sweet smelling flowers all through the year and profuse flowering occurs from February to May. The flowers are polygamous, yellowish orange and scarlet. The plant grows faster in tropical and sub-tropical situation. The bark can be separated from 10 years older trees or more than that. All parts of the tree such as bark, leaves, flowers and seeds are used medicinally. Due to its medicinal value, it is known as a universal plant.
The powder of the bark contains silica, sodium, potassiom, phosphate, magnesium, iron, calcium, strontium and aluminium. A crystalline glycosidal substance has been isolated from the bark with galactose as the constituent sugar.
The bark powder of the tree is used to cure excessive loss of blood during menstruation in presence of leucorrhea, uterine fibroids and other reasons. Decoction is used to cure a dried fungus, Ergot used to cure the uterine hemorrhgaes and also cures piles.
The bark powder of the tree is used to treat scorpion bite. It also used to get rid of worms in stomach.
The decoction of saraca is used for gargling. The powdered bark is used to prepare herbal tooth powder along with other herbs mainly Akarkara (Spilanthes acmella).
The decoction of ashok bark is used to wash the face to remove black spots.
5 gms -10 gms morning and evening drink with milk
There are no known side effects with this herb. Seek medical advice for its use during pregnancy.
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