Champaca Materia Medica


Various parts of the champaca tree are used extensively in traditional herbal medicine. The bark is alterative (substance used to favorably alter the course of an ailment) astringent, antiperiodic (preventing the periodic recurrence of symptoms or of a disease such as malaria) bitter, diuretic, and tonic.

Perhaps because champa is a very expensive oil, it is not well described in the aromatherapy literature. We can assume that all the therapeutic effects associated with the flowers described the herbal medicine section immediately above (e.g., diabetes, headache, dizziness, vertigo, ophthalmia, gout, etc.) have varying degrees of relevance regarding the essential oil (which is extracted from the flowers). Additionally, the essential oil has been found to have potential value regarding depression, frigidity and impotence.

On a psychospiritual level, champaca oil aids in the development of higher intuition that enables greater clarity within the domain of the inner spiritual self and reduces a tendency toward indecision. Champaca helps the ego move away from self-centeredness and toward more focus on collective consciousness and the highest world. It can help when one needs to make decisions.

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Miasm: Death-Rebirth
Chokma, Tiferet, Malkhut
Primary Constitutional Type
: Hysteria

Spiritual PhytoEssencing Core Perspectives: plant characteristics and history; herbal medicine and aromatherapy; pink coral; astral body; Chakras 2, 4 and 7; Hysteria; Death-Rebirth miasm; Chokma, Tiferet, Malkhut triadic relationship.


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