Botanical name : BOERHAAVIA DIFFUSA
Family Name : NYCTAGINACEAE
Common Name : HOG WEED, PIG WEED, HORSE PURSLANE, TAR VINE
Part Used : Root, Leaves and Seeds.
Habitat : Grows as common weed
Uses : According to Ayurveda Boerhaavia is bitter, anaemia, cooling, heart diseases, astringent to bowels, useful in biliousness, blood impurities, leucorrhoea, asthma, alternatives etc. The leaves are useful in dyspepsia, tumours, abdominal pains, spleen enlargement. According to Unani system of medicine, the leaves are appetizer, alexiteric, useful in opthalmia and in joint pains. Seeds are tonic expectorant, carminative, useful in lumbago, scabies. The seeds are considered as promising blood purifier.
Parts Offerd: Roots