PRSNI PARNI - Uraria picta, Desmodium gangeticum


Uraria picta – North India

Desmodium gangeticum – South India


Uraria picta

Botanical Name—Uraria picta Desv. (Hedysarum pictum)



Names in different languages

Hindi -Dabra; Bengali- Sankarjata; Tamil-Sittirappaladai; Telugu- Muyyaku ponna etc.

Synonyms— Krotuvinna, Simhapucchi, Citrapani, Atiguha, Prthakpari etc.

Introduction— Prsniparni is one of the important herbs according to Atharvaveda.. It is applied externally in certain skin diseases.











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Kumkum / safron - Crocus sativus

 Medicinal Plant / herbs

Crocuses belong to the family Iridaceae. The saffron crocus is classified as Crocus sativus, It is a shrub. Leaves are seen towards the base of the stem and are compactly arranged.Read More about safron.....