पर्पटकः- Mollugo cerviana

Name - पर्पटः

Botanical name - Mollugo cerviana

Description - Erect, slender, branched herbs. Leaves linear-spathulate, fascicled. Flowers greenish, in cymes. Capsule globose.

Chemical Constituents- Plant contains flavone-c-glycoside orientin, vitexin.

 

Use - Stomachic, aperient and antiseptic. Flower and tender shoots diaphoretic and febrifuge. Root boiled in oil for application in gout and rheumatism. It promotes flow of lochial discharges and is Used as a cure for gonorrhoea

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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