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Scientific name of Blue Leadwort: Plumbago capencis
Name of Blue Leadwort in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Chitraka, Agni, Dahana
Malayalam: Koduveli, Neelakkoduveli
Blue Leadwort -Plumbago Capencis is a perennial shrub, found in tropical areas, forest areas, Western Ghats, grows to 1.5 meters, Leaves are simple, alternate, or some time whorl, oblong, lanceolate and acute apex; stem are semi-woody and numerous branches. Flowers are blue, borne in clusters at branch end.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, root.
Anti-ulcer, anti-fungal, Antioxidant, to treat warts, broken bones, headaches, fever, acidity, piles, epilepsy, jaundice and sake byte treatments.
Naphthoquinones plumbagin and epi-isoshinanolone, steroids- sitosterol and glucosyl sitosterol and palmitic acids.
Three types of leadworts
|Blue Leadwort||Red Leadwort||White Leadwort|