||Gandhapura, Gandapuro, Gandhapuro, Indian wintergreen
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Brownish liquid with typical aroma
It is shrub has height about 3.2meter high. Stem is branched and bark
colour mostly orange-brown, leaves are mostly 12 cm long, leathery, dotted,
and with glands.
Constituents & Specifications :
Gandhapura oil has various chemical compounds that include phenols
including gaultherin and salicylic acid, approximately 98% to 100. 5% of the
methyl ester, methyl salicylate, mucilage, resin and tannins.
It is aromatic, anti rheumatic, anti inflammatory, stimulator, repellents,
pain reliever, antibacterial, antiseptic etc.
Benefits & Uses :
- Gandhapura oil is applied externally with success in acute
rheumatism, sciatica and neuralgia. It is used in aches and pains. Oil
is valuable for local inflammatory swellings, neuralgic pain,
pleurodynia, myalgia, itching, and swelling and stiffness of the joints.
It provides a good pain relieving application for acute articular and
chronic rheumatism and in gonorrheal arthritis.
- The oil is useful as a maintaining argentine soft drinks, and
- The oil is also useful in many preparation of killing mosquitoes and