CAS Number: 90064-34-9
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EINECS Number: 290-096-2
Paras Code: PEO1198
Harshiangar, also popularly known as Night-flowering Jasmine due to the fact that its flowers appear dull during the daytime but turn magnificently bright during the night. It is the official flower of the West Bengal state of India where it is also referred to as
Parijat. It is also known as the Tree of sorrow and the word
Nyctanthes means sad tree.
The entire tree including its leaves, flowers, bark, seeds and stem is known to have amazing medicinal properties for which the tree has been used in various traditional and alternative healing methodologies for more than thousands of years. Harshringar essential oil is extracted from the leaves and flowers by steam distillation method.