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Ashoka Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
English Name
Botanical Name
Saraca Asoca
Hindi Name
Asoka, Debdaru
Ashoka Cures
Most Effective
Highly Effective
Action of Ashoka
Most Effective
Highly Effective
Nutrients in Ashoka
Grown In
Common Names
Combines With
Taste of
Bitter, Pungent
Parts Used
Stem Bark, Seeds, Flowers,
Ashoka is a tree.
It is an evergreen tree.
It grows in warm, humid climate.
It grows up to 10 M.
Best used for Menstrual Disorders, Rheumatic Arthritis, Piles.

Materia Medica for Ashoka

Single Herb

Ashoka for Menstrual Disorder
Make Bark decoction. Have it three times a day.
Ashoka for Dysentery
Extract the juice from the flowers. Take half tea spoon with warm water.
Ashoka for Piles
Prepare a decoction of the Bark. Add milk and decoction in equal quantity. Have it two times.
Ashoka for Insects Bites
Make a paste of the bark. Apply over the affected area.
Ashoka for Diabetes
Take 1/4 teaspoon of powdered flowers. Have it with warm water.
Ashoka for Diarrhea
Bloody Diarrhea : Take one fresh flower of Ashoka. Grind with one cup water. Drink once a day.
Ashoka for Kidney Stones
Powder some Ashoka seeds. Take 2 teaspoon with water daily.
Ashoka for Difficult Menses
Grind Ashoka bark. Boil 2 teaspoons powder with one cup milk. Drink daily.
Ashoka for Leucorrhoea
Take Ashoka bark. Powder. Put 2 teaspoons in one cup milk and boil. Have it daily.
OR : Powder Ashoka bark. Strain through cloth. Take half teaspoon with Honey twice a day.
OR : Prepare a decoction of bark with milk. Cool and strain. Drink once a day.
Ashoka for Urine Retention
Make a paste of Ashoka seeds with water. Take 2 teaspoons daily.
Ashoka for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
Prepare a decoction of Ashoka bark. Drink 8 ml of it daily.
OR : Drink 10 ml bark juice of Ashoka Tree once a day.
Ashoka for Skin Diseases
Crush flowers of Ashoka to make paste. Boil it in Coconut oil. Filter and apply it over infected Skin.
OR : Make a paste by grinding Ashoka flowers and leaves together. Rub on the affected skin.
Ashoka for Infertility
Drink bark decoction of Ashoka Tree once a day. Use it daily.
Ashoka for Joint Pain
Crush bark of Ashoka with water to make paste. Apply this paste over painful Joints.
Ashoka for Ascaris
Consume 10 ml bark decoction of Ashoka twice a day.
Ashoka for Internal Bleeding
Prepare an infusion with flowers of Ashoka. Drink 15 ml once a day.
Ashoka for Rheumatoid Arthiritis
Burn a small piece of the plant and apply the ash externally.
Ashoka for Endometriosis
Heat 2 tablespoon powdered bark of Ashoka in a glass of water till it is reduced to half. Now filter the liquid and drink twice a day.
Note : Powdered bark of Ashoka is easily available in the market.
Multiple Herbs

Herbal Combination for Memory Enhancer 2
Take Ashoka bark and Indian Pennywort bark in equal quantity. Grind them together. Have one teaspoon with milk twice a day. Take it for 3 months.
Herbal Combination for Asthma 16
Grind Ashoka seeds. Take a pinch with Betel leaf 6 times a day.