Bauhinia variegata Blume.

Bauhinia variegata Blume

Bengali Name : Kanchan, Rakta Kanchana
English Name : Orchid Tree, Mountain Ebony, St. Thomas’ Tree, Variegated Orchid Tree
German Name : Buntfarbene Bauhinie
Gujarati Name : Champakati, Kanchnar, Kachnar
Hindi Name : Kanchnar, Kachnar, Kachnal
Kannada Name : Keyumandar, Kanchavala
Latin name : Bauhinia variegata Blume
Marathi Name : Kanchana, Raktakancana, Koral
Sanskrit Name : Kanchanara, Kovidara
Urdu Name : Post Kachnal

Description : The bark is acrid, alterative, anthelmintic, antiinflammatory, astringent, cooling, constipating, depurative, styptic and tonic. The juice of the bark is used in the treatment of amoebic dysentery, diarrhoea and other stomach disorders. A paste of the bark is useful in the treatment of cuts and wounds, skin diseases, scrofula and ulcers. Also useful in intestinal worms, haemorrhoids, haemoptysis, obesity, cough, menorrhagia and diabetes.

Recommended Dosage : 4 to 8 g powder of dried stem-bark.

Contraindication : This herb has no contraindications.

Kanchan Rakta Kanchana Orchid Tree Mountain Ebony Variegated Orchid Tree Champakati Kanchnar Kachnar Keyumandar Bauhinia variegata Blume Kanchana Kanchanara Post Kachnal