Latin name: Wrightia tinctoria
Sanskrit/Indian name: Stri kutaja, Hyamaraka
It is one of the best drug for Diarrhoea. In chronic diarrhoea & to check blood coming from stool,it should be given with Isobgol, caster oil or Indrayav.
The leaves are applied as a poultice for mumps and herpes and sometimes, they are also munched to relieve toothache.
The bark and seeds of this plant are effective against psoriasis and non-specific dermatitis. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-dandruff properties and hence is used in hair oil preparations.