Folk Juuhi yellow var

Jasminum officinale Linn. var. grandiflorum (L.) Kobuski.

Action ► Flower—astringent, cardiac tonic. Root—used in ringworm. The milky juice, exuded from incisions in the bark, is used for treating chronic fistulas. The plant is also used for treating hard lumps.

The leaves gave alpha-amyrin, be-tulin, friedelin, lupeol, betulinic, olea-nolic and ursolic acids; beta-sitosterol, 10-cinnamoyloxyoleoside-7-methyl-ester (jasminoside) and a secoiridoid glycoside.

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