Latin Name

Mimosa pudica

English Name

Sensitive plant

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

Due to astringent nature it constricts the capillaries and stops the bleeding hence used in oozing and bleeding wounds, ulcers and fistula. Also effective in treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery and bleeding piles. It is used in the treatment of vaginal discharge.

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