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Cruz De Malta (Ixora Coccinea)
  • Cruz De Malta (Ixora Coccinea)

    Ixora coccinea is known by several common names, including:
    - Jungle geranium
    - Flame of the woods
    - Scarlet jungle flame
    - Jungle flame
    - Needle flower
    - West Indian jasmine
    - Rugmini (in Hindi)
    - Rangan (in Tamil)
    - Chann tanea (in Assamese)
    - Santan (in Tagalog)


    Ixora coccinea is a flowering plant native to tropical Asia and commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant. While it is mainly grown for its attractive flowers, it has also been used for its medicinal properties in traditional medicine.
    In traditional medicine, Ixora coccinea has been used to treat various ailments such as fever, diarrhea, dysentery, cough, and skin diseases. The leaves and flowers of the plant are the most commonly used parts for medicinal purposes.
    Ixora coccinea has been found to possess various biological activities such as antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties. Some studies have also suggested that it may have potential anticancer and antidiabetic properties.
    However, further research is needed to fully understand the potential medicinal uses of Ixora coccinea and to determine its safety and efficacy for use in modern medicine. It is always important to consult a medical professional before using any plant or herb for medicinal purposes.


    There is limited information available on the contraindications and interactions of Ixora coccinea as a medicinal herb, as there is a lack of extensive research on its safety and efficacy. However, some potential concerns should be noted.
    Pregnancy and breastfeeding: There is not enough information available on the safety of Ixora coccinea during pregnancy and breastfeeding, so it is recommended to avoid its use during these periods.
    Allergies: Some individuals may be allergic to Ixora coccinea, which may cause skin irritation or allergic reactions.
    Interactions with medications: Due to the lack of research, it is unclear whether Ixora coccinea may interact with medications. However, it is always recommended to consult with a healthcare provider before taking any herbal supplements, especially if you are taking medications, to avoid any potential interactions.
    Surgery: Ixora coccinea may slow blood clotting, which may increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Therefore, it is recommended to stop using the herb at least two weeks before any scheduled surgery.
    As with any herbal supplement or medication, it is important to use Ixora coccinea under the guidance of a healthcare provider to avoid any potential risks or side effects.
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