Latin Name

Ipomoea reniformis

English Name


Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It has anthelmintic and mild laxative properties hence used in formulations for treatment of worm infestations. Effective in the treatment of skin diseases where it is used internally and also as external application. It is used in treatment of fevers.

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