Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saraca Asoca: Herbal Medicine (with Pictures)

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Saraca asoca ayurvedic herb has a prominent role as an astringent, anodyne and has beneficial effects in menstrual disorders. It is known as Ashoka or Ashok tree in Ayurveda. Its latin name is Saraca asoca (Roxb.) (De Wilde).

Find the herb pictures of Ashoka tree – THE GREAT WOMEN’S FRIENDLY AYURVEDIC HERB.

Habitat:

This ayurvedic herb is commonly found in Middle and Eastern Himalayan region.

The Plant Of Saraca asoca:

This is an evergreen plant with medium height of 25 to 30 feet.

Leaves:

Leaves are without petioles and dark green in color. The leaflets are in pair of 3 to 6, oblong or lancet shaped, 4 to 9 inch long and 2.5 inch wide. New leaves with copper tinge appear continuously in groups.

Flowers:

The flowers are bright golden to pink-red in color with a diameter of 3 to 4 inch. Red stamens come out of the flower. Flowering occurs in Spring season and Fruition occurs in early winter.

The Pod:

It is 4 to 10 inch long, 1.5 to 2 inch wide and flat. There are 4 to 8 flat seeds, 1.5 inch long.

THE SHORT TO MEDIUM HEIGHT PLANT OF ASHOKA OR SARACA ASOCA IN THE MIDDLE

THE SHORT TO MEDIUM HEIGHT PLANT OF ASHOKA OR SARACA ASOCA IN THE MIDDLE

THE BARK OF SARACA ASOCA OR ASHOKA TREE

THE BARK OF SARACA ASOCA OR ASHOKA TREE

THE COMPOUND LEAVES OF SARACA ASOCA OR ASHOKA

THE COMPOUND LEAVES OF SARACA ASOCA OR ASHOKA

Arjun
As a native Indian and an Ayurvedic holistic healer, Arjun writes in the lane of herbal healing and home remedies. Certification: BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery With Modern Medicine).

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