Arabic Name : Sandal Abyad
Bengali Name : Chandan
Chinese Name : Tan xiang
English Name : White Sandalwood, Indian Sandalwood
French Name : Santal blanc
German Name : Sandelbaum, Santelbaum, Sandelholzbaum, Weisses Sabdelholz
Gujarati Name : Sukhad
Hindi Name : Safed Chandan, Chandan
Kannada Name : Shrigandhmar, Shrigandh
Latin name : Santalum album Linn.
Marathi Name : Chandan
Persian Name : Sandal Safed
Punjabi Name : Chandan
Sanskrit Name : Chandana, Chandanam, Swet Chandan
Urdu Name : Sandal Safed
Description : Both the wood and oil have long been employed in medicine. The main constituent of sandalwood oil is santalol, which possesses antibacterial, antifungal and sedative properties. It is used to alleviate itching and inflammation. It is also credited with alterative, antioxidant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, carminative, cooling, diaphoretic, expectorant, haemostatic and refrigerant properties.
Bengali Name : Sheoli, Singhar, Shephalika
English Name : Night Jasmine, Night -flowering Jasmine
French Name : Jasmin de nuit
German Name : Trauerbaum, Nachtjasmin
Gujarati Name : Harshangar
Hindi Name : Haar, Harsinghar, Harsingar
Kannada Name : Parijat
Latin name : Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn.
Marathi Name : Partak, Khurasali, Parijatak
Persian Name : Gulkamah
Punjabi Name : Kuri, Laduri, Pakar
Sanskrit Name : Parijataka, Parijata, Sephalika, Rajanikasa, Harshringar
Urdu Name : Harsinghar
Description : The flowers are anthelmintic, antioxidant, astringent to bowels, bitter, carminative, cholagogue, hepatoprotective, immunostimulant, laxative and stomachic. Useful in haemorrhoids.
*Benefits of Night Jasmine (Harsinghar)*
Night Jasmine (Harsinghar) is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, expectorant, bitter, tonic, febrifuge and a mild purgative.
The flowers are bitter astringent, ophthalmic, stomachic and carminative.
Night Jasmine is very useful in treating constipation.
The leaves are used in Ayurvedic medicine, to treat piles, sciatica, arthritis, fevers,