Iahas-Jaarul-Lagerstroemia speciosa

Jaarul (Lagerstroemia speciosa)


Jaarul Scientific Name

Lagerstroemia speciosa

Jaarul Other Names

English: Queen crape Myrtle, Giant crape Myrtle, Queen of flowers, Queen’s-flower, Rose of India
Spanish: Astromelia, Embrujo de la India, Orgullo de la India
Chinese: Zi wei shu
Philippines: Banaba
Hindi: Jarul

What is Jaarul?

Jaarul is used for treating illness, high blood sugar level, and obesity. The Jaarul root works in treating mouth ulcers, the Jaarul leaves heals wounds, and a tincture of Jaarul leaves helps in disinfecting the infected skin area. The bark of a Jaarul tree provides relief from abdominal pain. Since Jaarul is a rich source of dietary fibers, people suffering from hard stools can use the flower, leaves, and bark of Jaarul in order to ease the stools and smoothen bowel movements.

Common forms of Jaarul

Leaves, Fruit, Bark, Seeds

Jaarul is commonly used for:

  • Treating diabetes
  • Treating stomach problem like Cramps and Diarrhea
  • Treating urinary disorder like Dysuria or inflammation of the kidney
  • Regulating blood pressure and eases hypertension
  • Regulating high cholesterol
  • Treating Obesity

Jaarul Dosage

Dosage information not available.

Jaarul Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Very little is known about the safety of using Jaarul in the long term. However, there is some concern that Jaarul may reduce blood sugar levels.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnancy or breast-feeding: Due to a lack of scientific research, do not use Jaarul during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Children: Not known.
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