Nyctanthes arbor-tristis - Night-Flowering Jasmine, Jasmim Of The Night, Tree Of Sadness, Parijat, Tree of Seeds

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Botanical Nomenclature: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
Common Name: Night-Flowering Jasmine, Jasmim Of The Night, Tree Of Sadness, Parijat, Tree of Sorrow
Family: Oleaceae
Origin: India
Luminosity: Full Sun, Partial Shading
Height: Between 2.50 Meters And 4.50 Meters


The species are involved in delicious legends and have a beautiful history to involve, your aroma, make us remember jasmim of the night (cestrum nocturnum), but not so strong like that, and so small and with more delicate notes.

Nyctanthes arbor-tristis is a bush or small tree, native of south asia, north of pakistan, south of nepal and south east of thailand.

Is the official flower in india, the west bengal state and the province of kanchanaburi, thailand.

Their flowers also open at the sunset and fall at the dawn as the nocturnum cestrum.

A tropical species of easy cultivation, quick growth and extremely adaptable.

Seeds, flowers and leaves are used in medicine and have immunostimulating, hepatoprotetic, leishmanicid, antiviral and antifungal properties.

The leaves are used in the ayuedic medicine to treat the science, arthritis and febres.

Species also provide a yellow dyeing used for dyeing tissues.

Parijat is traditionally known by his medical use, but more than that fact, by his important legacy in the hindu mythology and his romantic history behind this.

The flowers who die at the birth of the day were presented with a beautiful carpet of flowers as than for happening together a new day.

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