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जयन्ती - Clerodendrum phlomidis



Name - अग्निमन्थः

Botanical name - Clerodendrum phlomidis

Description - Large shrubs with sub-rhomboid leaves. Flowers white, fragrant, in cymose terminal panicles. Drupe broadly obovoid, depressed

Chemical Constituents- Leaves contain a monoglucoside, beta- and gamma- sitosterols, ceryl alcohol, palmitic and cerotic acids. Stem contains Beta-sitosterol, beta-sitosterol-p-glucoside and ceryl alcohol. Flowers contain flavonoids pectolinarigenin, hispidulin, apigenin and luteolin

Use - aromatic and astringent, decoction used as a demulcent in gonorrhoea