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Scientific name of Chinese Wedelia: Sphagneticola calendulacea (L.) Pruski
Sphagneticola calendulacea Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Names in different languages:-
English: Creeping daisy, creeping ox-eye, Solidago Chinensis
Sanskrit: Pitabhrngarajah , पीतभ्रंग-Pitabhrnga
Hindi: Bhanra, पीला भंगरा Pilabhangara
Malayalam: Widelia-വൈഡേലിയ, Manjakkanjunni, Kuppamanjal
Tamil: Manjalkarilamkanni, Patalai kayyantakarai
It is a tender stemmed, fast growing, spreading herb, tomatoes, mostly found through Kerala in roadsides, wasteland area, wet areas etc. grow as a weed, the branches usually grow up to 50 cm long. The leaves are oblong or oblong-lanceolate, up to 4.5 cm, and tapered at both ends. The margins toothed, and both surfaces covered with hairs. The apex stalked, about 1 cm in dia., flowers yellow 8 to 12 petalled. the stems are slender, pale brown.
Useful plant parts:
The whole plant, leaves, seeds and flowers
Used as a tonic, promoting hair growth,alternative, coughs, cephalalgia, skin problems, hemorrhage, menorrhagia, and alopecia.
Wedelolactone, n-hexane, and ethyl acetate
Anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-septic, astringent
How to prepare medicines:
Decoction of the whole plant is used as a tonic, leaf can be used as a hair die