Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Passiflora leschenaultii

Botanical name : Passiflora leschenaultii DC.
Family : Passifloraceae

SANSKRIT SYNONYMS

Akasatrapusa

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES

Rasa : Tikta, Madhura
Guna : Guru, Rooksha
Virya : Seeta

PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES

English :
Hindi :
Malayalam : Akasavellari, Seemavellari

Distribution – Growing naturally in forests of Western Ghats, also cultivated.

PLANT DESCRIPTION

A perennial glabrous tendril climber grows over large trees. Leaves simple, alternate, broad, ovate, acute, and pale green colored. Tendrils arises form leaf axils. Flowers small whitish arises from axils. Fruits large, oblong, and yellowish green colored.

MEDICINAL PROPERTIES

Plant pacifies vitiated pitta, burning sensation, constipation, flatulence, dyspepsia, urinary retentions, calculus, and skin diseases. Tender fruits are used as a vegetable.
Useful part : Fruits.

1 comment:

  1. hello ,
    could you have seeds of this ? for sale
    regards
    fabrice

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