Pavetta indica L.

Pavetta indica L.

Local Name:  Falda.

Synonyms:  kukurchura, bisophal.

Scientific Name: Pavetta indica L.

Family: Rubiaceae

Growth Habit: Shurb.

Taxonomic Hierarchy:  
KingdomPlantae
PhylumMagnoliaphyta
ClassMagnoliatae
OrderRubiales
FamilyRubiaceae
GenusPavettal
SpeciesPavetta indica L.
 
Images of the Plant part:
falda

Plant Description:

Shrubs, variable. Leaves opposite, simple, elliptic-oblong, glossy green. Flowers in cymes white, fragrant. Fruits berries, pea size, succulent, and black. Occasional in Hilly area.

Chemical constituents:

Stems contain a green resin, starch, an organic acid and a bitter glycoside resembling salicin. Root contains glucoside and is rich in D-mannitol. β-Sitosterol, α-amyrin, quercetin, caffeic acid, chlorogenic acid and three epi-ursolic acids have been isolated from the leaves of this plant.

Used Plant part:

Generally bark and leaves are used.

Common use of the plant:

  • Analgesic,
  • Anti-inflammatory,
  • Antipyretic,
  • Diuretic
  • Rheumatic pain.

 Local Use of the study:

  • Rheumatic pain.

 

Preparation:

Boil whole plant with water. 

Treatment:

Then taken bath by this warm water twice or thrice daily for the treatment of rheumatic pain for 5-6 days.

Rauvolfia serpentina L.

Local Name: Sarpogandha. Synonyms: Chandra, Chhoto chand. Scientific Name: Rauvolfia serpentina L.
papri58 | Sep 14, 2019

Moringa oleifera Lam

Local Name: Sajina. Synonyms: Sajna. Scientific Name: Moringa oleifera Lam.
papri58 | Sep 14, 2019

Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f

Local Name: Gritokumari. Synonyms: Ghrotakanchan, gheekachu. Scientific Name: Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f
papri58 | Sep 14, 2019

Urginea indica (Roxb.) Kunth.

Local Name: Ghorasum. Synonyms: Ban piaj, tangil piaj. Scientific Name: Urginea indica (Roxb.) Kunth.
papri58 | Sep 14, 2019