Latin Name

Crotalaria verrucosa

English Name

Blue Rattlepod

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Root and Leaves
(मूल, पत्र)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

Its root has emetic properties and used in emesis treatment. Its leaves are used in diarrhoea and dysentery due to its astringent nature. External application with seeds is done in wounds. Leaves are used for external application in skin disorders and inflammations.

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