Sanskrit name: Shyonak, Sonpatha
Botanical name: Oroxylum indicum
Habitat: Oroxylum indicum is native to Indian subcontinent.
- Rasa (taste) : Astringent, Bitter
- Virya (action) : Cooling
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects) : Pugent
- Doshas (constitution) : Balances kapha and pitta, increases vata
Indian Trumpet Flower is one of the very important herb in Ayurveda. It helps in the metabolism in glucose and thereby helping in the treatment of diabetes. It helps in blood circulation and improves digestion.