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Scientific name of Flannel weed: Sida cordifolia
Name of Flannel weed in different languages:
English: country mallow, heart-leaf sida
Malayalam: Vallikurumthotti വള്ളിക്കുറുന്തോട്ടി.
Flannel weed - Sida Cordifolia is a perennial, herb, an erect, grow as a weed in plane areas, roadsides, abandoned areas, grow up to 2 m tall, hairy. The leaves are yellowish-green, oblong-ovate, leaf margin serrated, covered with hairs, up to 7.5 cm long and 6 cm wide, stems are hairy, long, slender, yellowish-green, flowers are hairy, dark yellow, five petals, center orange.
Useful plant parts:
whole plant, root
Medicinal uses :
To treat rheumatic disorders, inflammation, asthma, bronchitis,
Ephedrine, Alkaloids such as β-phenethylamine, ephedrine, pseudo-ephedrine.
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerogenic.