Three Leaved Caper

Latin name: Crataeva nurvala, C. magna

Sanskrit/Indian name: Varuna

General information:

Three Leaved Caper is found throughout India, especially along the river banks. It possesses anti-inflammatory, diuretic, lithontriptic, demulcent and tonic properties.

Therapeutic constituents:

The bark of Three Leaved Caper contains ceryl alcohol, friedelin, lupeol, betulinic acid and diosgenin, which constitute the pharmacological properties of the herb.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • Three Leaved Caper is beneficial in the treatment of urinary tract infections, painful and burning urination, and urinary and kidney stones.