English: Candle bush
Sanskrit: Dvipagasti, Dadrughna
Useful plant parts: Leaf
Ring worm tree is commonly found in wasteland areas, roadsides etc, it is a shrub, erect and 3 to 4 m tall, leaves are dark green in colour with the size 50 to 80 cm long. Flowers looks like a yellow candle, this plant’s leaves are effective for fungal infections, so it is called Ringworm tree. The fruit shaped like a pod and sized up to 20 – 25 cm long.
Medicinal uses: To treat ringworm and other fungal diseases on the skin.
Chemical content: Anti-fungal properties
How to prepare medicines: Apply leaf juice with coconut oil on ringworm affected area
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