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Scientific name of Butterfly pea: Clitoria ternatea
Name of Butterfly pea in different languages:-
English: Blue pea, Cordofan pea and Asian pigeon wings, Clitoria
Sanskrit: Aparajita, Gokarnika Asphota, Katabhi, Dadhipusphika, Vishantri, Mohanashini, Vajikhura, Ashva, Girikarnika, Kinihi, Mahashveta,
Malayalam: Shangupuzhpam ശംഖുപുഷ്പം
Butterfly pea or clitoria (The name came from the flower of the plant has a shape of female genital part-clitoris) - Clitoria ternatea is a perennial, herbaceous plant, vine or creeper, leaves are with elliptic, obtuse, 4 cm long and 3 cm wide, flowers are deep blue, solitary, the flower has a shape of the female genital organ. The fruits are pod sized up to 7 cm long, flat pods, tapered both ends are tailed, commonly contain 6 to 10 seeds. There are other varieties of the plant, which carry white flowers.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, root, flower.
It is used as a memory enhancer, to treat fever, mental disorders, cobra bite, bronchial disorders, the sleeplessness, antistress, sedative agent, anxiolytic, nootropic, antidepressant and anticonvulsant.
Tannins, resins, starch, taraxerol, taraxerone.
Anxiolytic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, and anti stress
How to prepare medicines:
It is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicine like-
White Butterfly pea