Chaste tree can be described as a cross between a shrub and a tree with a single woody stem (trunk). It can grow up to five meters tall. Chaste tree’s distinctive feature are the pointed leaves with 3-5 leaflets. Small, lilac or violet flowers on new growth from June to September. Flowers are the smallest of the commonly grown Vitex species. The leaves are used as a mosquito repellent . leaves are burnt in a heap which proves very useful to get rid of Mosquitoes.
Good for Dyspnoea and common cold.
|Botanical Name||Common Name||Hindi||Malayalam|
|Vitex Negundo||Chastetree Leaves||मेवरी / Mewri||ഇന്ദ്രാണി / Indrani|