Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Holostemma ada-kodien

Botanical name : Holostemma ada-kodien Schultes
Family : Asclepiadaceae

SANSKRIT SYNONYMS
Jeevanti, Arkapushpi, Ksheerini, Payasvini

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES
Rasa : Madhura,
Guna : Lakhu, Snigda
Virya : Seeta

PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English :
Hindi : Chirvel
Malayalam : Adapatiyan

PLANT DESCRIPTION
Perennial laticiferous woody climber. Leaves are simple, opposite, and cordate. Flowers are whitish purple in color, as axillary umbellate cyme. Fruits thick follicles, about 9 cm long and pointed. Roots are long, irregularly twisted, thick and cylindrical.

MEDICINAL PROPERTIES
Plant pacifies vitiated tridoshas, diseases of eye, ear, burning sensation, cough, fever and diabetes.
Useful part : Root

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  1. if you have more information on this plant kindly mail it to pradeep897@gmail.com. it is strictly for research purpose.
    Thanks in advance

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