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  • This is one of the sacred trees of India. It is found throughout India. The plant is prized for its beautiful foliage and flowers.
  • Other Names: Ashoka Tree, Anganapriya, Asogam, Asokada, Ashopalava, Asok, Asoka, Asoka Tree, Asupala, Gandapushpa, Kankelli, Kenkalimara, Thawgabo, Vichitrah.
  • Saraca asoca is small evergreen tree having height up to 10 meters. It has blackish bark and reddish-brown wood; Flowers are orange to scarlet color turning into deep red in color in bunches and has a strong fragrance; Pods tapering at both ends, seeds 4-8 ellipsoid- oblong.
  • Recent analysis of the dry powdered bark showed the presence of a fair amount of tannin and probably an organic substance containing iron.
  • The bark of the herb is strongly astringent and uterine sedative. It acts directly on the muscular fibers of the uterus.
  • It has a stimulating effect on the endometrium and the ovarian tissue.
  • Used for the uterine/ovarian fibroids, menorrhagia, bleeding hemorrhoids, bleeding dysentery.
  • Found in the foothills of central and eastern Himalayas, almost all over the northern plains of India as well as on the west coast of Bombay, its flowering season is around April and May.
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  • Trees on Campus
  • Symbols

Introduction About Saraca indica

  • Ashoka Tree
  • Sorrowless Tree of India
  • Herb Information
  • Herbal Monograph
  • Saraca Species
  • Plant Files
  • Medicinal Herb
  • Red Saraca
  • FAQ

Medicinal Applications

  • Premenstrual Syndrome, Dysmenorrhea and Menstrual Irregularities
  • Menopause and Hormone Replacement
  • Menstruation and Herbs
  • Excessive Uterine Bleeding Treatment
  • Saraca Indica as Medicinal Herb
  • Herb of the Month
  • Ayurveda News
  • Health Information
  • Lotus Saraca Indica
  • Ayurvedic Toothpaste
  • Cystone
  • Saraca Indica Extract-Specifications
  • Femitone
  • Nefrotec
  • Ashoka Compound

Manufacturers, Suppliers and Importers

  • Saraca Asoca Suppliers-India
  • Manufacturers and Suppliers in India
  • Indian Mast Tree Buyers
  • Trade Leads-Ashoka Seeds (Polyalthia Longifolia) from India 
  • Saraca indica Buyers

Market Reports

  • India Perspectives
  • Biological Diversity of Kerala
  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India
  • Conservation & Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants
  • Globalisation, Global Trend in Herbal Market
  • Thematic Papers
  • Saraca Indica Risk Assessment