ASHOKA BARK EXTRACT:
Ashoka is also known as Ashok, Asoca and Saraca Indica, which belongs to the detarioideae subfamily of Fabaceae family.
It is said to be the most important plant from both religious and cultural point of view in India. It grows widely in Himalayas, Kerala, Bengal and entire south region of India.
The word ‘Asoka’ is derived from the word ‘Ashok’ which means without any sorrow or without any grief. All parts of tree such as stem bark, seeds, leaves and flower was used in medicines. The bark of Ashoka tree contains sodium, magnesium, iron, silica, aluminum and calcium.
Ashoka Bark Extract Properties:
The properties include antibacterial, anticancer, antifungal, anti-larval, anticancer, anti-oxidant, anti-hemorrhagic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic and cooling activities. Due to present all these medicinal properties it is used to treat virginal infections, menorrhagia, dysmenorrhea and uterine sluggishness.
The bark of the tree plays an important role for making medicines to cure uterus, ovarian tissue, regulates menstruation and restore fertility. It is also beneficial in treating diabetes, piles, and blood purifier, bacterial and fungal infections. Ashoka Bark Powder also helps to cure kidney stones, boost memory and also relives in joint pain.
The bark of tree is also used in many cosmetic products to improve the complexion of the skin.
It is extracted from the bark of the Ashoka tree by using solvent extraction method.
It belongs with Fabaceae family.
It is reddish brown in color.