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Wrightia tinctoria

Latin Name: Wrightia tinctoria
English Name: Sweet Indrajao
Sanskrit / Indian Names: Stri kutaja, Hyamaraka

A small, deciduous tree with a light gray, scaly smooth bark.

It is effective in psoriasis and nonspecific dermatitis. The leaves are used in various skin disorders including herpes. It has astringent and anti-inflammatory activities, used as an antibacterial in several skin disorders. It has antidandruff activity and is used in the treatment of various scalp and skin disorders.