O. Samuel Palavila House Thuvayoor South P.O Adoor, Kadampanad PTA Dist. Kerala
Posted On: 20-09-2016
Parts used: Bark, flowers, leaves, seed Formulations: The well-known Ayurvedic preparations are Ashokarishta and Ashokaghrita, Ashokavati, Ashokativati. Uses: The bark decoction taken internally prevents uterine disorders. Ashokarishta is prescribed in leucorrhoea, haematuria, menorrhagia and other diseases of genitourinary system of females. External application of coconut oil boiled with Asoka flowers is effective in curing warts and other skin diseases in children. Arishtam is used in diabetes and respiratory ailments. To cure stomach ache, take bark juice mixed with cumin seed powder.