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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
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.
Grown In
Common Names

Materia Medica for Ashoka

Ashoka General
Ashoka in Hindi is familiar as Debdaru. It is associated to the Fabaceae family. It is an aborigine of the Indian subcontinent.
It combats Eye troubles.
It curbs Neurological complaints.
It cures Dipsia i.e. Excessive Thirst.
It is used in countering Fever.
Ashoka is a good herbal remedy for Skin troubles like Skin Allergies, Wounds and Skin Inflammation. It refines the Complexion.
It is a Heart Tonic and treats Arrhythmia.
It counteracts Cough and Congestion.
It treats Emaciation i.e. Excessively Thin.
It helps in ceasing the Tumour growth.
Ashoka's dried flowers are advantageous for Diabetic patients.
It is a Blood cleanser thus, eliminates toxins.
Ashoka is a good herbal remedy for Digestive disorders. It relieves the symptoms of Indigestion i.e. Bloating.
Its bark and leaves are beneficial in expelling the worms from the Stomach and Intestines.
It helps alleviate Ascites i.e. Abdominal Swelling.
It eases Colic Pain.
It helps in the speedy recovery of Fractured Bones.
It counteracts Fluid Retention complaints.
Ashoka is favourable in curing Uterus disorders like Uterine fibroids and Uterine Haemorrhages.
It arrests Haemorrhagic Dysentery.
It cures Menopausal troubles like Painful Menses, Excessive Menstrual Bleeding and Scanty Menses.
It combats Leucorrhoea.
It relieves the condition of Scanty and Difficult Urination.
Its bark is helpful in counteracting Piles.
It is an Antidote to Scorpion Bite.

Caution : Consult a doctor before consuming it.
Keywords : Fever, Eye Problems, Neurological Problems, Excessive Thirst, Skin Problems, Cardio Tonic, Cough, Emaciation, Tumour, Diabetes, Blood Purifier, Digestion Problems, Worm Infestation, Ascites, Colic, Fracture, Water Retention, Uterus Problems, Haemorrhagic Dysentery, Menopause Problems, Leucorrhoea, Urinary Problems, Piles, Antidote.
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.
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