Botanical Name : OPERCULINA TURPETHUM
Family Name : CONVOLVULACEAE
Common Name : INDIAN JALAP, TURPETH, ST. THOMAS LIDPOD
Part Used : Roots
Habitat : Throughout India upto 900 m, cultivated occasionally.
Uses : It also has anthelmintic expectorant, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and purgative properties. It is one of the plants mentioned in the literature having claims of activity against liver disorders.
Parts Offered : Turpeth roots