Crinum asiaticum is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment of snake bite, fever, joint pain, skin diseases and leucorrhea.
It is a large, bulb-bearing herbaceous plant that grows up to 2 m tall, with a rosette of leaves at the top of its stem. Leaves are stalkless leaves have leaf blades that are lanceolate, light-green. Flowers grow in clusters of 10-50, at the top of a long stalk.
Its sepals and petals are lanceolate, white. Flowers are fragrant at night. Fruits are fleshy irregularly-rounded. The herb is also used to treat inflamed joints and sprains. The leaves and bulbs can be used to induce vomiting because they contain the alkaloid lycorine. The plant is used medicinally for treating breast infections and wounds, hemorrhoids and inflammation, as a diuretic, as a poultice for closed fractures, contusions, rheumatism, and sprains, to aid getting rid of excess water from the body and for easing childbirth.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%