Home > MEDICINAL PLANTS, PHARMACOGNOSY > Nerium Indicum(Indian Oleander)

Nerium Indicum(Indian Oleander)

Common Name: Indian Oleander, Exile Tree
Plant nameCommon Name: Indian Oleander, Exile Tree
Plant name: Nerium Indicum
Chemical constituents:The bark contains scopoletin, scopolin, tannins, red coloring matter, a aromatic oil, wax and flobefin and a yellow colored stable oil. The roots contain bitter glycosides, fenolinic acid and a aromatic oil.Its roots contain glycosided, neriodorin, neriodorein, and karabin. It contains neriodin, nerium D, rutin and anhydro-oleandrin.

Uses:
Roots are astringent, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, stomachic, febrifuge.
Also have diuretic, emetic, expectorant, cardiotonic and anticancer.
 Useful in cardiac asthma,  joint pains, leprosy and ulcers.
Leaves are powerful repellent and in treatment of scabies and to reduce swellings.


Advertisements
  1. October 19, 2010 at 10:17 am

    ANY RESEARCH ARTICLES ON THIS PLANT PLS FORWARD TO ME2007vish@gmail.com

  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: