- Botanical Name : Woodfordia Fruticosa
- Family Name : Lythaceae
- Common Name : Fire-flame Bush, Shinajitea, Woodfordia
- Part Used : Flowers
- Habitat : Throughout india but abundantly found in north india upto 1600 m.
- Product offered : Flowers
The flowers are acrid, astringent, styptic, depurative, utreine sadative, constipating, antibacterial, corrective of urinary pigments, febrifuge and alexeteric. They are useful in the conditions of kapha and pitta, leprosy, burning sensation, skindiseases, diarrhoea, dysentery, fever, headache, hemorrhoids, herpes, internal hemorrhage, leukorrhea, liver disorders, menorrhagia, ulcers, wounds. Juice of leaves are used in bilious sickness. They are also valued as a stimulant in pregnancy. Dried flower powder is used in ulcers and wounds to reduce the discharge and promote granulation. The juice of its fresh flowers applied on the forehead, reduces the headache.