Scientific name: Ixora finlaysoniana Wall. ex G.Don
Synonym: Ixora findlayana B.S.Williams
Bengali/Vernacular name: Sada rangan.
English name: White ixora.
Description of the plant: A small tree or shurb. Leaves stipulate, stipules sheathing, acute, petioles short, lamina glabrous, coriaceous, elliptic-obovate, apex acute, base cordate. Inflorescence terminal corymbs, flowers white.
Plant parts used: Leaf.
Ethnomedicinal uses: Paste prepared from the leaves of the plant is applied on the boils twice a day for seven days to treat it.
The leaves of the plant are used for the treatment of fever.
A paste is made with the leaves of the plant is applied on the forehead two times a day until the headache is cured.
Distribution: It is cultivated all over the country.
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