English: Indian privet, Wild Jasmine
Hindi: संकुप्पी sankuppi, sangan-kuppi, Vilayati mehendi, Batraj
Tamil: சங்கம் Sangam, Peechangu, அந்ஜலீ Anjali
Malayalam: Cheruchinna-ചെറുചിന്ന, Vishamadary-വിഷമദരി, Nirnochi-നിരൊഞ്ചി, Shangukuppi- ശംഖുകുപ്പി
Sanskrit: कुंडली Kundali
Glory bower is a shrub; grow up to 2 m tall, many branched, twining slender, dark green in color. Commonly found on riverside and slopes. Leaves are simple, green and smooth, arranged opposite, up to 10 cm long, ovate or elliptical, acute to acuminate apex, margins entire. The flowers are white, 3.5 to 5.5 cm long and a narrow tube ending in 5 petals with purple stamens, up to 3 cm long, flowering is November to January.
Useful plant parts: Leaf, flower, root
Medicinal uses: To treat rheumatism, skin rashes, muscle pain, dysentery, venereal diseases, hypertension, fever, cough etc.
Chemical contents: Essential oils, Antibacterial, Antifungal
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