English: White crown flower
Hindi: Aka, Gauri akavana, Mandara
Malayalam: Vella Erukku- വെള്ള എരിക്ക്
The White Madar plant is a large shrub growing up to 3 m tall. The leaves are pale greenish white, rough, oblong, and somewhat ovate; flowers are white, waxy found in clusters with a crown shape, consisting of five pointed petals and a small, rising from the center. The plant has a milky stem.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, latex, leaf, root.
Anti-diarrhoeal, wound healer, Anti-cancerous, cytotoxic
Anthelmintic, alkaloids, cardenolides, proteolytic enzymes,
Learn more about Anti-cancerous studies: http://europepmc.org/articles/pmc4087983
|Fruits of Madar Plant|
|Calotropis-procera – Chitterikku|
|Calotropis gigantica- Madar Plant|
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