Sanskrit name: Dhataki
Botanical name: Woodfordia fruticosa
Habitat: It is found throughout India.
- Rasa (taste) : Astringent, Pungent
- Virya (action) : Coolin
- Vipaka (Post-digestive effects) : Pungent
- Doshas (Constitution) : Balances pitta and vata, increases kapha
Astringent properties of Fire Flame Bush is useful in treating skin ailments and wounds. It is rich in nutrients like Tannins, Polyphenols, Flavonoids and hence used for pharmaceuticals purpose.