Botanical name : Euphorbia thymifolia Linn.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Lakhu dugdhi, Dugdhika, Raktabinducchada
Rasa : Kashaya, Tikta, Madhura
Guna : Guru, Rooksha
Virya : Ushna
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Hindi : Duddhi, Dudhiya, Choti dudhi
Malayalam : Nilappala
Small much branched annual herb found usually wet places and plains. Leaves simple, opposite, oblong or elliptic oblong, petiole short, involucres are axillary, solitary or 2-3 in an axil, stalk are very short. Fruits are capsule, seeds 4 angled with faint furrows.
Plant pacifies vitiated vata, flatulence, constipation, chronic cough, asthma, bronchitis, skin disease. Plant has anti cancerous property.
Useful part : Whole plant.