JASMINUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM Vahl.

Family: Oleaceae

Bengali/Vernacular Name: Ban Mallica.

English Name: Wild Jasmine.

Description of the Plant:
A shrub. Leaves simple, very variable, 1.3-5 cm, sometimes more, ovate-oval or oval-lanceolate, rounded at base, sometimes attenuate, obtuse or acute. Flowers on long slender pedicels, solitary or more usually in threes at the ends of short, lateral divaricate twigs. Corolla-tube about 1.6 cm long. Fruits about 8 mm, broadly ovoid.

Using Information:
Powdered root mixed with powdered rhizome of Acorus calamus and lime juice is considered a valuable external application in cases of ringworm and herpes. The juice of the leaves is given as an emetic in cases of poisoning (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Chemical Constituents:
Flowers gave positive test for indole (Asolkar et al., 1992).

Distribution:
Dhaka.


JASMINUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM
JASMINUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM Vahl.



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