Botanical Name: Leptadenia reticulata W. & A.
Sanskrit Name: Jivanti
English Name:  
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Occurrence: Hedges, open forests
Habit: Twiner(shrubby)
Parts used:

Root


Medicinal uses:

The roots are sweet, cooling, ophthalmic, emollient, tonic, stimulant, aphrodisiac, expectorant and galactagogue. They are useful in ophthalmology, orchitis, cough, burning sensation, stomachalgia and fever. The leaves, flowers and fruits are eaten as vegetable.


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