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Woodfordia Fruticosa(Woodfordia Fruticosah)

Common Name: Woodfordia Fruticosah, Shinajitea, Woodfordia
Plant name: Woodfordia Fruticosa

Chemical constituents: Woodfordins A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, tannins, flavonoids, anthraquinone glycosides, and polyphenols.

The flowers are acrid, astringent, styptic, depurative, utreine sedative and  constipating.
Used as antibacterial, corrective of urinary pigments, febrifuge and alexeteric.
Used in leprosy, burning sensation, skindiseases, diarrhoea, dysentery, fever.
They are also valued as a stimulant in pregnancy.
The juice of its fresh flowers applied on the forehead, reduces the headache

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