Latin Name

Marsdenia tenacissima

English Name

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Balances all three Doshas

Properties and Uses

It acts as an appetizer, digestive and has cathartic effect on bile hence used in digestive and liver disorders. It relieves flatulence. It is used in treatment of intermittent fevers and diabetes. It is described as ‘Sthanyashodhan (one which cleanses the breast milk) and used in lactation related disorders in post-partum phase. It is found to be effective in the treatment of skin disorders.

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