It is a perennial creeping plant that grows up to 40 Cm. It grows in a warm climate.
Alkaloids, Flavanoids, Glycosides, Terpenoides, B Sitosterol Glucoside, Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat, Fiber, Hydrocarbons, Lignin, Acetic acid, Arundoin, Coumaric acid, Ferulic acid, Palmitic acid, Vanillic acid, Sodium, Magnesium, Potassium, Selenium, Vit A, Vit C.
Mode of action: Kapha Pitta shamak
Antibacterial (Broad spectrum activity against both Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria including Pseudomonas aeroginosa and Salmonella typhi.
External application is Anti-inflammatory, Astringent, Cooling, Wound healing
Brain tonic and relaxant
Depurative, Blood purifier
Metabolic tonic, Antioxidant, Immunity booster
Cuts, Minor Burns
External Bleeding, Piles
Diabetes, High Cholesterol
Hysteria, Insanity, Epilepsy
Side effects and Risk factors:
LIKELY SAFE for most people when applied topically.
Side effects have not been documented, so Avoid orally In Pregnancy and Breast feeding
– Dr Malika Ahuja