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Scientific name of Desmodium: Desmodium gangeticum
Name of Desmodium in different languages:-
English: Sal Leaved Desmodium
Sanskrit: अंशुमती anshumati, ध्रुवा dhruva, दीर्घमूला dirghamoola, पीवरी pivari, शालपर्णी shalaparni
Malayalam: Orila ഓരില
Orila or Sal Leaved Desmodium is an annual herb, usually found in abandoned areas, roadsides etc., growing up to 1.5 m in height, it is woody near the base. Leaves are simple, green, ovate and elliptic, 1.2 cm to 15.5 cm long and 2 to 5 cm wide. Flowers are pink or purple. Sepal cup is seen pale green. Peas are found in leaf axils, fruits are almost stalk less, sized up to 7 to 8-jointed.
Useful plant parts:
Root, whole plant
To control Tridoshas (Vata, Pita and Kapha), cough, fever, bronchitis, vomiting, wounds.
alkaloids like-desmodin, gangetin, gangetinin, pterocarpan phytoalexin desmocarpin, 5-methoxy-N, N-dimethyltryptamine etc.
How to prepare medicines:
The decoction is capable of induced the blood flow to the heart; it also helpful to control alcoholism, ground leaf juice is used to treat scorpion bite poison.