Botanical name : Desmodium trifolium (Linn.) DC
Family : Fabaceae
Rasa : Tikta, Madhura
Guna : Guru, Snigda
Virya : Seeta
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Hindi : Kudaliya
Malayalam : Nilamparanda
A small perennial much branched prostrate herb with slender stem and rooting at nodes. Leaves trifoliate, leaflets are obovate, cuneate, and rarely rounded. Flowers are pink or white; fruits pods.
Plant pacifies vitiated pitta, cough, bronchitis wounds, sores, pruritus, dysentery, flatulence and burning sensation.
Useful part : Whole plant.