Jasminum sambac (L.) Ait 

Geta pichcha
Vernacular Name: Sinhala: Geta pichcha; Eng: Arabian jasmine, Tuscan jasmine, Sambac jasmine; Hin: Bel, Moghra; 
Description: A suberect or sometimes climbing shrub with pubescent branchlets; leaves simple, opposite, variable in shape, usually broadly ovate or elliptic, acute, entire, nearly glabrous, main nerves 4-6 pairs; flowers white, very fragrant, solitary or in 3-flowered terminal cymes, calyx lobes curled especially in fruits; fruits berries, black when ripe.
Propagation: By vegetative method.
Parts Used: Roots, leaves, flowers.
Chemical Consistuents: Esters, alcohols methyl anthranilate and indole.
Uses: The roots along with leaves are useful in ophthalxnopathy. The leaves are useful in skin diseases, ulcers and fever. The flowers are bitter, acrid, refrigerant, alexipharmic, ophthalmic, purgative and lactigue. They are useful in vitiated conditions of pitta. ophthalmopathy, pruritus, cephalalgia, otopathy, stomatopathy, leprosy, ulcers, fever, vomiting, hiccough, insanity and galactorrhoea.