Ashoka trees are commonly found in the Central and Eastern Himalayas and South India. Also known as Saraca Asoca or the Indian variant Polyalthia Longifolia, this rainforest tree has long been used in traditional Indian medicine thanks to the numerous benefits it provides. For this reason, the word Ashoka is translated as ‘without sorrow’ or ‘no grief’ in Sanskrit. The bark, seeds, flowers, and leaves of the tree are widely used for helping manage various health conditions, but derivatives like Ashoka powder and extracts are also popular.
Ashoka is said to help maintain healthy monthly flow & promote comfort during the menstrual days. It is a traditional herb supposed to aid enabling of healthy menstruation, digestion of food, complexion of body, help improve the womb, clean woman organs and promote mental or emotional wellbeing.