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Scientific name: Eupatorium triplinerve Vahl
Name in different languages:-
English: Ayappana, Red false daisy, Tall water hemp
Sanskrit: Ajaparna, Vishalyakarni
Malayalam: Ayappana-അയ്യപ്പന, Vishappacha-വിഷപ്പച്ച, Mruthasanjeevani-മൃതസഞ്ജീവനി, Vishalyakarani-വിശല്യകരണി, Chuvanna Kayyonni-ചുവന്ന കയ്യോന്നി.
Ayyapana is a tropical, annual sub-shrub, erect, belongs to Asteraceae family, native to South America, growing up to 1.5 meters tall, commonly found in Malabar ares and Ezhimala forest in Kerala, in tropical plane areas. The leaves are long, slender, purple colored, subsessile, lanceolate, three-nerved, acuminate, subentire, glabrous and aromatic, tapered both ends, stem is slender, brownish-red, branched, and hairless, the flowers are thin, flowers slaty blue or pale pink in color, about 20-flowered. The fruit are narrowly oblong, achenes, Five-angled, and about 2 mm. long.This herb is used as a stimulant and tonic. It is considered as invasive plant.
Useful plant parts:
Leaf, whole plant and flowers.
Coumarin, Herniarin, Ayapin, Stigmasterol, Coumarins, Ayapanin, Esculetin methylene ether, carotene, essential oils.
To treat all types of external bleeding, like bleeding due to piles, wounds, etc., poison due to the insect bites, heal wounds, used as a purgative, detoxifies the blood, promotes sweating, and cures fever, colic, stomach pain and edema.
Antiseptic, antifungal, antiparasitic, expectorant, hepato-protective, Anti-ulcer, Antibacterial, anti microbial and Anti- fungal, analgesic, anticoagulant, antifeedant, anthelmintic, pesticidal and sedative.
|Rasa (Taste)||Tikta, Kashaya (Bitter, Astringent)|
|Guna (Physical Property )||Laghu, Ruksha (Light, Dry)|
|Virya (Potency)||Ushna (Hot)|
|Vipaka (Metabolic Property)||Katu (Pungent)|
How to prepare medicines:
Spider bite: Take 3 leaves of Ayapana tea internally and 3 leaves ground well and apply on the affected area.
To heal Wounds: Leaf juice can apply on wounds to heal easily.
Foul smelling Wounds: Crushed leaves can be used for cleaning wounds and ulcers.
Other uses: It can be used as an antiseptic, it is a snake repellent, so we can plant nearby our house.
Ayapana tea is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurvedic medicines like-