Ethnobotanical Dictionary
Orange jessamine

Murraya paniculata

It is native to Southeast Asia. It is a small tropical and evergreen tree or shrub that grows up to 7 m. tall. The plant blooms throughout the year and produces small clusters with fragrant flowers that attract bees, while the fruits are sought by small birds.

Applications:

Its leaves, bark and fruits are medicinal. In traditional medicine it is used as an analgesic. It is also cultivated as an ornamental tree or can be used as a ground cover, due to its resistance and tolerance to different types of soil.

Murraya paniculata