Malkangni/मालकांगनी/Celastrus paniculatus/Jyotishmati/Staff Tree
English Name:Staff Tree
Latin Name:Celastrus paniculatus Willd Pennel
An unarmed climbing shrub with yellowish-green flowers found wild in tropical and subtropical Himalayas. Seeds possess medicinal properties.
Celastrus Paniculatus Medicinal Uses
More often different parts of staff tree are used to overcome pain and local inflammations. However, Ayurveda recognizes its seeds as an effective nervine tonic. Its use is recommended in chronic debilitating diseases of nervous system. Also, staff tree finds its application to promote memory and learning abilities.