Jasminum angustifolium

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Wild Jasmine
Wild jasmine.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Jasminum
Species: J. angustifolium
Binomial name
Jasminum angustifolium
Willd.

Jasminum angustifolium is a species of jasmine native to India, Sri Lanka and the Andaman Islands.[1]

This flower, and Jasminum grandiflorum play a central role in Buddhist and Hindu temple floral offerings, garlands etc.

Common names[edit]

• English: Wild Jasmine
• Hindi: बनमल्लिका Banmallika
• Tamil: Pithikam / pichi poo
• Malayalam: Kattumallika
• Telugu: Adavimalli
• Kannada: Kananamallika, Adavimallige
• Sanskrit: वनमल्लिका Vanamallika, Asphota
• Sinhala: Wal Pichcha, Val Samanpichcha, Saman pichcha

Medicinal properties[edit]

Plant pacifies vitiated pitta, kapha, skin diseases, ulcers, diseases of eye, stomatitis, pruritus, anti-toxic. In higher dose induce emesis. Useful part : Roots, Leaves.

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