Tailapatra Oil (Gaultheria fragrantissima) -
Gaultheria fragrantissima is a robust shrub with oval-lanceolate evergreen leaves and numerous spike-like clusters of small fragrant white or pink spherical flowers. Flower racemes are 2.5-8 cm long, shorter than the leaves. Flowers are short-stalked, 4 x 3 mm wide. Leaves are pointed, 5-10 cm long, smooth on top, edges are bristly-toothed. It is a branched shrub up to 1.75 m in height. The berries measure 6 mm, with pointed, fleshy, dark purplish-blue sepals. Fragrant wintergreen is found in the Himalayas from Uttarakhand to southeastern Tibet and Myanmar at altitudes of 1500 to 2700 m. Flowering occurs in April-May.
Properties – Powerful analgesic, antiseptic, emmenagogic, antibacterial, stimulant, antiarthritic and antirheumatic, antispasmodic, dermoprotective, detoxifying, diuretic, stimulates good blood circulation, maintains the proper functioning of the gall bladder, liver, kidneys, endocrine glands, digestive system, excretory system natural emmenagogue .
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