This reddish-orangish beautiful looking flower has been known to have been packed with a number of health benefits. Various parts of the plant like its flowers, bark, leaf and seed gum are used for medicinal purposes. Its petals have hepatic protecting, anti-inflammatory, anti-aerophilic, diuretic and anti-gonorrheal properties. These flowers are known to help reduce swelling, treat inflammation and sprains in the body. The palash flower also helps in blood purification, internal organ infection, diabetes and boils. It can be used to manage diarrhea as it has antimicrobial and astringent properties. The leaf powder might help in managing blood sugar levels by improving glucose metabolism in the body.