Scientific names: Nerium indicum Mill., Nerium oleander, Nerium odorum Soland.


Common name: Baladre, dog bane, Ceylon tree, oleander, rose bay, south sea rose.


Use: Crush leaves, mix with oil and apply on lesions. Do not apply on raw surface. Milky juice of the plant is irritating. Not to be taken internally. This  preparation is for Herpes zoster skin disease.


The active components are: Glycoside, oleandrin, tannin, volatile oil


Source: Philippines national formulary

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