The herb Butea Monosperma belongs to the plant family Fabaceae. This herb is commonly known as Palas or tesu in Hindi. It is also called “the flame of the forest” due to the bright orange and scarlet colors of its flowers. The extracts of various parts of the tree as well as the whole parts possess anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties. It is also beneficial in skin problems. Happy Bathing!!!