Name - वन्ध्याकर्कॊटकी

Botanical name - Momordica dioica

Description - Dioecious climber with tuberous roots; tendril simple. Leaves broadly ovate, 3 to 5-angled, cordate. Flowers yellow, solitary. Fruit ovoid or ellipsoid, echinate.

Chemical Constituents- Root contains traces of alkaloid. Fruit contains ascorbic acid. Seed kernel contains semi-drying oil.

 

Use - Roots used in bleeding piles, bowel affections and urinary complaints 

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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