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Parent Category: Sanskrit Names of Medicinal Plants
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Name - पृश्निपर्णी

Botanical name - Uraria picta

Description - Suffruticose herbs; stems stout with hooked hairs. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets linear-oblong. Flowers in fascicles along the rhachis of spicate cylindric racemes. Pod glabrous, joints 3 - 6.

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Use - Decoction of root given in coughs, chills and fevers. Roots and pods used in the treatment of prolapse of anus in infants; pods also used in sore mouth.