Botanical name : Jasminum grandiflorum Linn.
Family : Oleaceae
Rasa : Tikta, Kashaya, Katu
Guna : Lakhu, Rooksha
Virya : Ushna
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English : Spanish jasmine, Common jasmine, Catalonian jasmine
Hindi : Chameli, Jati
Malayalam : Pichakam, Pichakamulla
A large, nearly glabrous twinning evergreen shrub. Leaves are imparipinnately compound, opposite, terminal leaflets are larger than laterals, ovate-lanceolate, flowers are whitish, fragrant, seen in terminal and axillary cymes. Fruits are elliptic, globose berries, become black when ripe.
Plant pacifies vitiated vata, migraine, paralysis, wounds, ulcers, constipation, flatulence, skin diseases, odontalgia, stomatitis and dysmenorrhoea.
Useful part : Whole plant.