Ayurvedic medicinal Plants

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Prasarini - Merremia tridentata

Prasarini - Merremia tridentata

Properties of Prasarini

Botanical name Merremia tridentata (Linn.) Hallier f
Family Convolvulaceae
Sanskrit Synonyms Prasarini
Ayurvedic Medicinal Properties
Rasa Tikta, Kashaya
Guna Lakhu
Virya Ushna
Name of the herb in other languages
Malayalam Prasarini, Talaneeli

Description of the Plant

A spreading perennial herb with elongate stems. Leaves simple, alternate, oblong –obovate, sometimes acute or toothed, 3 pairs of teeth at base, flowers yellowish white, funnel shaped, in axillary peduncles. Fruits globose capsules, containing 2-4 small seeds.

Medicinal Properties of the Plant as per Ayurveda

Plant pacifies vitiated vata, arthritis, hemiplegia, hemorrhoids, urinary system diseases, inflammation and general debility.

Useful parts of the herb

Whole plant.

Prasarini - Merremia tridentata

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