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Sanskrit Name - Jyotishmati

Botanical Name - Celastrus panniculatus 

Family - Celastraceae

Common Names - Paravatpadi, kakandaki, Kangunika, Peettaila, Katvika, Vega, Maakkangani, Maalkangoni, Maalkangni, Vaalulavai, Paaluruvam, Tailaan, Tailaphoon, Staff Tree

Jyotishmati Celastrus panniculatus 

In India Herbal Pharmacopoeia, the BlackOil Plant is mentioned as a powerful tranquilizer. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India has indicated the use of its ripe seed in leucoderma and vitiligo.

The seeds, which contain the plant’s pharmacopoeial properties, are bitter and have an unpleasant odor. They possess emetic, diaphoretic, febrifugal and nervine properties and are used for increasing memory retention. They are also used to cure sores, ulcers, rheumatism and gout.

Therapeutic constituents:

The seeds contain the alkaloids celastrine and paniculatin, which give the herb its therapeutic properties.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • Black Cumin is a powerful brain tonic.
  • The seedOil is known to alleviate abdominal ailments.
  • TheOil is also helpful in treating joint pain and external wounds.

Ayurveda, the ancient traditional system of medicine has described Celastrus paniculatus Willd. (CP) (Celastraceae) for prevention and treatment of a wide number of disease. According to Ayurveda, CP may be employed as a stimulant nervine tonic, rejuvenant, sedative, tranquilizer and diuretic. It is also used in the treatment of leprosy, leucoderma, paralysis and asthma (Vaidyaratnam, 1994).