Botanical Name : PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA
Family Name : PLUMBAGINACEAE
Common Name : CEYLON LEAD ROOT, LEADWORT, WILD LEADWORT, LAUTAFIFI
Part Used : Flowers
Habitat : Throughout India but abundantly found in North India upto 1600 m.
Uses : Plumbago is acrid and stimulates sweating. It also promotes appetite and helps in digestion. It is used for dyspepsia, piles, and skin diseases. Roots have been used as abortifacient in some indigenous practices, internally or as an irritant to the os uteri.