Parijat plant or the night-flowering jasmine stands up to 20 – 30 feet tall and is famous for its tiny flowers that bloom only during the night. These little flowers are full of fragrance. But, this plant is not only known for its fragrant flowers but also for its leaves that contain medicinal properties. Juice of these leaves is bitter but works wonders for several ailments. Kadha made out of this can be highly beneficial. Let’s look at some of the benefits of parijat leaves. 

Cures Fever

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Parijat leaves haves have properties that can cure various kinds of fever including malaria, dengue and many more. Extract of its leaves can increase platelet count during dengue or chikungunya. Also, it hinders the growth of bacteria that causes fever. Apart from this, kadha made with parijat leaves is beneficial when consumed during corona virus. 

How to use 

Take one spoon of parijat leaves extract and mix it with 2 cups of water. Boil it until it reduces to 2 cups and it is ready for consumption. Consume this during high fever.

Cures Dry Cough And Asthma

Parijat leaves have several cough, cold and bronchitis. Every time you have a cold or feel irritation in your throat, get some parijat leaves and consume its tea. It will work wonders and instantly give you relief in your throat. This is also a great tonic for people suffering from asthma. 

How To Use

Add few parijat leaves and ginger in 2 cups of water and it boil for a few minutes. Now, steep the residue and consume the tea for relief.

Good For Skin

Parijat leaves contain anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties fight with free radicals, thus reducing the radicals in the body. This prevents any kind of acne on skin as well as it delays the first signs of ageing, thus working as an anti-ageing agent.  

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How To Use

Mix one part of parijat leave extract with three parts of jojoba oil. Apply this mixture on your skin for best results. 

Good For Arthritis

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Arthritis is one of the most painful condition. However, parijat leaves are a way to treat this as it has anti-inflammatory properties that was used by Ayurvedic and Unani practitioners to treat the same. Also, it is assured as it was first used on rats to check and the results were positive.

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How To Use

Boil the extract powder of parijat leaves with water and consume it to reduce pain. You can also add a few drops of parijat leaves in coconut oil and apply the mixture on the affected areas to get relief from pain.

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Removes Worms From Stomach

Studies suggest that parijat leaves have diaphoretic and diuretic properties. These properties are helpful in treating any ailments related to the stomach. This means it can help in removing worms from stomach that can often cause several problems. 

How To Use 

Take 5 ml of fresh juice of parijat leaves and mix it with a gram of black pepper. Consume this juice to treat worms in the stomach and you will start see results very soon. 

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