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Saraca indica (Ashoka)

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Latin Name: Saraca indica

Sanskrit Name: Asoka

Part: Bark

Traditional Ayurvedic Uses: menorrhagia (scant menses), dysmenorrhea (painful menses, menstrual cramps), depression, bleeding hemorrhoids, uterine fibroids, considered a uterine sedative and tonic.

Ashoka means "without sorrow", a reference to this bark's reputation for keeping women healthy and youthful; Buddha was said to be born under this tree.