Botanical Name:

Vitis fiafolia Wall.
Vitis carnosa Wall.

Sanskrit Name: Amlaparni.
English Name:  
Family: Ampelideae
Occurrence: Roadside,wasteland, hedges
Habit: Climber
Parts used:

Root, leaves.


Medicinal uses:

Roots are astringent and ground with black pepper which is applied to boils. Leaves are made into poultice and employed in the tretment of yoke-sores on the neck of bullocks. Black juice of the ripe fruits is used as ink and dye by the rural children.


Chemical constituents :

 

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Stems,leaves and roots contain Hydrocyanic acid.