Sanscrit: Karaveera, Aswamaraka
Malayalam: Arali-അരളി, രക്തകരവി
Oleander Tree is a fast-growing shrub, that grows up to 2–6 m tall with erect stems, mature stems have ash-colored bark. The leaves are in pairs, thick and leathery, dark-green, with a size of 5–21 cm long and 1–3.5 cm broad. The flowers grow in clusters at the end of branches, with different colors such as white, pink, or red. The fruit capsule length 5–23 cm long. Oleander is a toxic plant.
Useful plant parts:
Leaf, bark of root.
To induce heart muscle function, one of the contents of Karaveerathi Thailam is used to treat Cancer.
Chemical contents: Glycosides, Toxic
How to prepare medicines:
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