Mesua ferrea flower



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Mesua ferrea flowers



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Mesua ferrea flowers



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Mesua ferrea flowers



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Its seeds oil is considered for healing purpose as in sores, wounds and rheumatism.

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Ayurvedic uses :-

The flowers are also used to treat asthma, leprosy, cough, fever, vomiting and impotency.

Flowers are also useful in itching, nausea, piles, excessive thirst and sweating.

 

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Ayurvedic uses :-

The flowers, leaves, seeds and roots are used as herbal medicines in India.

It helps in aggravates the fairness of skin.

Cobra’s saffron flower



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Common names :- Ceylon ironwood, Indian rose chestnut, or Cobra’s saffron.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Rosids

Order:   Malpighiales

Family:  Calophyllaceae

Genus: Mesua

Species:               M. ferrea

Binomial name : Mesua ferrea