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GARDENIA LATIFOLIA

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Family ► Rubiaceae.

Habitat ► Throughout the greater part of India, mostly in dry forests.

English ► Boxwood Gardenia.

Ayurvedic ► Parpataki.

Siddha/Tamil ► Kumbay, Perungam- bil.

Folk ► Paaparaa, Ban-pindaalu. Action ► Bark—used in skin diseases.

The stem bark contains hederage- nin, D-mannitol, sitosterol and siaresi- nolic, episiaresinolic, oleanolic and spinosic acid.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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