English: Sodom Apple, Milkweed, swallow-wort, Crown flower
Hindi: Madar मदार
Malayalam: Erukku-എരുക്ക്, Chitterikku- ചിറ്റെരിക്ക്
Crown flower or Madar plant is a large shrub growing at the height of 4 m tall. Leaves are pale or grayish green, oval in shape and sized 5-6 inches long and 2.5-4 inches wide, flowers are in clusters of waxy white or lavender in color. The stem is milky and gray in color.
Useful plant parts:
Root barks, flower, root, leaf, latex
To treat diseases like fevers, rheumatism, indigestion, asthma, elephantiasis, cough, cold, eczema, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.
Uscharin, Calotoxin, Calactin, and Calotropin
|Rasa (Taste)||Katu, Tikta (Pungent, Bitter)|
|Guna (Physical Property )||Laghu, Ruksha, Tikshna (Light, Dry, Sharp)|
|Virya (Potency)||Ushna (Hot)|
|Vipaka (Metabolic Property)||Katu (Pungent)|
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