Botanical Name Calotropis procera
Family Apocynaceae
Origin Middle East, and Asia
Description Calotropis procera is a small, shrubby tree or bush with grayish-brown bark and a milky sap. The leaves are long, narrow, and leathery, and the flowers are large and fragrant, ranging in color from white to pink or purple. The fruit is a large, woody capsule containing numerous seeds with silky hairs.
Parts Used The leaves, flowers, and roots of Calotropis procera are used in traditional medicine.
Dose The appropriate dose of Calotropis procera depends on several factors, including the user’s age, health, and several other conditions.