Botanical Name: Wrightia tinctoria R.Br
Sanskrit Name: Svetakutaja
English Name:  
Family: Apocynaceae
Occurrence: Mixed forest
Habit: Tree
Parts used:

Bark, seed.


Medicinal uses:

Bark of the plant is valued as tonic and the seeds are considered aphrodisiac. Bark is also reported to be useful in dysentery seeds are used in fever, dysentery, diarrhoea intestinal worms and piles


Chemical constituents :

 

Seeds yield 30.5% fixed oil, indican is found in bark and seeds
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