In Tamil, this flower is called as Mullai flower. It has other names as Mogra. Its scientific name is Jasminum Sambac. It is a species of jasmine native to tropical Asia, from the Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia. It is cultivated in many places, especially across much of South and Southeast Asia.

The flower is the main flower that is used to worship Lord ShivaThis is ideal for god Guru who is one of the Navagragaa temples.  Now let us see what are medicinal properties of this flower are.

Boil a handful of Arabian jasmine flowers in water till it is reduced to half. Take 15ml of this filtered water daily to cure all menstrual disorders.

If you have psoriasis, scabies, you will not be able to do any other work as its keeps on itching. So, grind the Arabian jasmine flower and apply it all over the body keep it for half an hour. Then take bath. Do this every alternative day till it cures completely. 

It is important to note that the infusion made from this flower has the ability to cure ovarian diseases. In addition to the flower, its leaf and root areas are very useful.

Squeeze the Arabian jasmine flower and its leaves together and extract the juice. Add an equal amount of sesame oil and boil the juice. Add 4 drops of this oil into the ear to heal the ear canal diseases. This medicine should be followed during the nighttime.

Powder the root of the mogra plant, add a little bit of Acorus(vasambu in tamil) powder, lemon juice, and grind them. Apply this mix on the skin to get rid of any skin disease. Grind the flower and apply it to the body to dissolve the swelling.

Wilt the Arabian jasmine leaf with ghee and apply it to the throat when it is warm to cure the sore throat. For those who have a sore throat, wash one or two leaves well and chew them and swallow them to cure the sore throat.

Mullai flower has many medicinal properties other than wearing on the head. It is said that if you sniff the scent of the Arabian jasmine flower on your head, you will get psychotherapy and mental clarity.

Squeeze the juice of the mogra flower and drop 3 drops in the nose to relieve headaches. 2 or 4 drops of mogra flower extract can be applied to the eyes to reduce vision problems. Grind the mogra flower or leave it as it is and apply it to the breast to stop the secretion of milk.