Mountain Ebony, Orchid Tree

Mountain Ebony, Orchid TreeSanskrit name: Kanchanar
Botanical name: Bauhinia Variegata
Habitat: It is native to India.





  • Rasa (taste) ; Astringent
  • Virya (action) : Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects) : Pungent
  • Doshas (Constitution) : Balances vata, pitta and kapha

General information

Mountain Ebony is also known as Buddhist Bauhinia and widely found in the Northern part of India. It is used to treat skin ailments and ulcers. It also helps in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.

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