Folk medicine for eye ailments - Tabernaemontana divaricata
Scientific name: Tabernaemontana divaricata or Tabernaemontana coronaria
Sanskrit name: Nandeevriksha or Nandyavartha
English name: East Indian Rose bay
Juice squeezed out of the flower bud of nanthyarvattom added with little amount of breast milk makes a good eye salve that can stop secretion of sticky pus in the eyes.
Buds kept in clean water overnight may be used as a good eye wash.
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Annamma Devasia, Kayyunnapara, Valillappuzha P.O., Malappuram Dist. Ph:+91 99475 78632
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