Barleria buxifolia Linn.

Family Acanthaceae.

Habitat Peninsular India from

Maharashtra southwards up to an altitude of 1,200 m. An ornamental hedge plant in gardens.

Ayurvedic Sahachara (purple, blue, rose or white-flowered var.)

Folk Jhinti.

Ation Roots and leaves are used cough, bronchitis, inflammations

(applied to swellings).

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

Encyclopedia of Indian Medicinal Plants/Herbs mainly using in Ayurveda with good quality pictures and information like therapeutic usage of Medicinal Plants, cultivation, morphology, habitat, flower characters, Chemical content, parts used, research works etc.