The name of Ashoka means without a sorrow. According to legend, Buddha was born under this evergreen tree with decorative orange flowers. For an Indian woman, these copper red flowers are a symbol of feminine quality. The bark of this tree has a sedating influence on the muscle tissues of the uterus. It is used for strong menstruations, PMS, menopause and depression due to hormonal disorders. Ahoka has cooling properties and is also used for hot flushes. Ashoka is a tonic for the uterus and ovaries. It contains organic calcium and iron.