Peacock Flower Medicinal Properties

Peacock Flower Medicinal Properties

(Caesalpinia pulcherrima) Peacock Flower is normally considered to be an ornamental shrub which is planted in gardens and parks for its beautiful red or yellow flowers. Prickles are found scattered on the branches.

Peacock Flower Medicinal PropertiesCaesalpinia pulcherrima) Peacock Flower is normally considered to be an ornamental shrub which is planted in gardens and parks for its beautiful red or yellow flowers. Prickles are found scattered on the branches. Each compound leaf bears about 20 to 24 stalk-less leaflets. The inflorescence or the cluster of flower borne on a common stalk have flowers arranged in a pyramidal fashion with the lower flowers bearing longer stalks and the ones above having shorter stalks and this progression is seen till the terminal end. The flat pods normally contain 6 to 8 seeds.

Medicinal Use

* Helps in cases of cholera
* To prevent recurrence of diseases like malaria
* As a purgative or the watery evacuation of the bowels
* For producing energy
* To relieve chest affections
* To reduce or eliminate fever
* Widely used for the cure of bronchitis, asthma and for malarial fevers

How to Use

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