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Conclusion - karavira - Nerium indicum Mill.

karavira :

Karavira - Plant with Flower


The Nerium indicum is an evergreen shrub growing to 4m by 4m. It is in leaf all year, in flower from June to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite. The major components of it are oleander, neriin and oleandrin. The bark contains toxic glucosides, rosaginin and nerrin, volatile oil, fixed oil, etc . The leaves and the flowers are cardio-tonic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emetic and expectorant  Cardio tonic, leaves also used as cutaneous eruption to destroy maggots infesting wounds, for homeopathic medicine 

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