The flowers are acrid, astringent, styptic, depurative, utreine sadative, constipating, antibacterial, corrective of urinary pigments, febrifuge and alexeteric. They are useful in the conditions of kapha and pitta, leprosy, burning sensation, skindiseases, diarrhoea, dysentery, fever, headache, hemorrhoids, herpes, internal hemorrhage, leukorrhea, liver disorders, menorrhagia, ulcers, wounds. Juice of leaves are used in bilious sickness. They are also valued as a stimulant in pregnancy. Dried flower powder is used in ulcers and wounds to reduce the discharge and promote granulation. The juice of its fresh flowers applied on the forehead, reduces the headache.
Uses of Wood fordia Fruticosa
Dhataki is very beneficial herb to cure range of vast diseases, it is used to cure diarrhea, piles and dysentery because it is a powerful astringent.
Dhataki flower applied externally to relieve burning sensation of skin.
Health Benefits of Woodfordia Fruticosa (Dhataki):
The flowers of dhataki are used for the medicinal purpose. It is used both internally as well as externally. The powder of its dried flowers is sprinkled on the wounds to alleviate the burning sensation, arrest the bleeding and to promote the healing.