Kaner Scientific Name
Kaner Other Names
English: Oleander, Roseberry spurge, Rose-bay
Sanskrit: Asvamaraka, Chandata, Karvira
What is Kaner?
Kaner is a blossom that is grows in tropical and subtropical areas of China and India. The flowers, mostly white, pink, and yellow and 1-2 inches in diameter, and have a sweet scent. The fruit is long, narrow capsule-shaped, and generally sized between 2-9 inches. It can be up to 3 meters tall and it has dark green slim leaves, which are known to grow in curls.
Kaner has shown antifungal activity against ringworm fungus and Microsporum nanum. The leaves also have a salutary effect on heart failure.
Common forms of Kaner
Paste made from grinding the roots of the tree
Kaner is commonly used for:
- Treating fever
- Supporting eye health
- Treating skin disease
- Aiding spondylosis
- Relieving itching
- Treating heart diseases
Paste: Apply externally to the skin.
Kaner Side-effects and Warnings
Common side-effects: Upset stomach, nausea, and diarrhea.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not safe for pregnant or nursing mothers.
Children: Not safe for children.
Accidental oral intake may lead to severe poisonous symptoms. If taken by mouth, contact a doctor immediately.