Ixora (Pack of 5) - Plant

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Ixora is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. A dense, rounded tropical shrub with large, glossy, evergreen leaves, and beautiful dome-shaped clusters of vibrant red flowers followed by fleshy berry-like fruit. With showy blooms that are present intermittently throughout the year, Ixora is a great addition to tropical landscapes and container gardens. In cooler regions, enjoy as an annual or greenhouse specimen.

Benefits of this pack

  • An infusion of the flowers and bark is used in the treatment of blood-shot eyes
  • The plant is occasionally used to treat fevers
  • The flowers are said to have similar properties to the roots but in a milder form. They are said to be analgesic, astringent, cholagogues, diuretic and sedative; and are also used to stimulate digestive enzyme secretion. They are used in the treatment of dysentery, leucorrhoea, and dysmenorrhoea. A decoction is prescribed to treat hemoptysis and catarrhal bronchitis.
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