In Ayurveda, Parijaat is used for treatment of many ailments. For medicinal purpose leaves, stem, flowers and seeds are used. The leaves are given for treating chronic fever, rheumatism, arthritis, joint pain, obstinate sciatica. For chronic fever, the fresh leaves juice with honey is administered orally. Leaves decoction or Kadha is recommended to treat sciatica.
In addition, decoction of the leaves also possess liver protecting, anti-viral, anti-fungal, analgesic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, hypotensive and respiratory stimulant activities. The leaves also has anti-leishmanial (Acting against Leishmania parasites) activity.
For sciatica: Take 3-4 leaves and grind them and boil with water and drain and drink twice in day.
For swelling and pain: Boil leaves in water to make decoction and drink.
For arthritis: Take leaves, bark, flower about 5 gm and make decoction with 200 gm of water. Decoction is said to be formed when water reduces to ¼ of initial quantity.
For dry cough: Grind leaves in mortar and pestle to extract juice and take it with honey.
For intestinal parasites: Grind leaves in mortar and pestle to extract 2 tbs of juice and take it with misri and water.
For ring worm: Apply paste of leaves on affected area.
For fever: Take 3 gm bark and 2 gm leaves with 2-3 leaves of tulsi and boil in water and drink 2 times a day.
Botanical Name: Nyctanthes Arbortristis
aka: Paarijat, Sanskrit:Parijata, Shephali, Shephalika, Mandara Hindi:Harsingar Bengali:Harsingar, Shephalika, Siuli Malayalam:Parijatakam Marathi:Parijathak Gujarati:Jayaparvati Oriya:Gangasiuli Kannada:Parijatha Tamil:Parijata, Paghala Siddha:Pavazha mattigai.
Notes: Kosher Certified. Non-irradiated
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