Mesua ferrea


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Noun1.Mesua ferrea - handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfumeMesua ferrea - handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties
genus Mesua, Mesua - genus of tropical Asiatic trees having large solitary flowers
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Herbs like haritaki, amla, jimikand, azadirachta indica, piper nigrum linn, plumbago zeylanica, mesua ferrea and zngiber officinale improve the digestive system and help to fight with constipation, which is the major cause of piles.
However, in Wayanad district of Kerala, it was found that Mesua ferrea a climatic climax being dominant, while Dipterocarpus indicus and Vateria indica are pioneers species were absent in few sites or present in low proportion.
Mesua ferrea flowers have been used in the Indian traditional medicine for treating various diseases.
Authors, therefore, wish to report here the synthesis of Mesua ferrea L.
The roots of Cassia fistula and Mesua ferrea were taken in combination for anal disorders (prolapse).