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The scientific name of Blue Rattlepod: Crotalaria verrucosa
Synonyms: Crotalaria coerulea, Crotalaria angulosa, Crotalaria mollis
Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
Name of in different languages:
English: Blue Rattleweed, Tooth-Leaved Rattlepod, Blue-Flowered Rattlepod, Warty Rattlebox
Sanskrit: Brihatapushpi, Shanpushpi
Hindi: बनशण banshan, झुनझुनिया jhunjhunia
Tamil: சங்குநிதி cankuniti, கிலுகிலுப்பை kilu-kiluppai, Gilugiluppai, Salangaichedi
Useful plant parts:
It is an erect, branched herbs, grow up to 75 m tall; stems striate, and 4-angled. Leaf simple arranged alternately, Shape ovate or rhomboid-deltoid, apex Obtuse-acute margin entire size 2.5-7 x 2.5-4.5 cm, Flower is found in terminal or lateral racemes; the colour blue. Flowering is throughout the year. Fruits are yellowish to brownish, oblong-terete pod, sparsely pubescent, exceeding the calyx; usually seeds up to 15, fruiting throughout the year.
To treat throat disorders, laryngitis, cardiac disorders, oral disorders, indigestion, fever, blood disorders like the abscess, skin disorders, menorrhagia, nasal bleeding, oral ulcers, scabies and impetigo.
Beta-sitosterol, isolated flavonal glycoside, Crotalaburine,Apigenin-o-glycoside, crotaverrine,isolated necic leatone, Taraxerol, B- Sitosterol.
How to prepare medicines:
Gargling of leaf decoction is useful for mouth ulcer.