Latin name: Crataeva nurvala, C. magna
Sanskrit/Indian name: Varuna
Three Leaved Caper is found throughout India, especially along the river banks. It possesses anti-inflammatory, diuretic, lithontriptic, demulcent and tonic properties.
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.