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Scientific name of Fox-grapes: Cayratia carnosa
Name of Fox-grapes in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Gandirah. Atyamlaparn
Hindi: Amalbel, Ramcana, Gidardrak
English: Bush Grape, Three-leaved wild vine
Malayalam: Amarcakkoti-അമർച്ചകൊടി Vatakkoti-വതകൊടി, Corivalli, kattuperanta
Fox-grape is a vine climbs with tendrils, commonly found in wasteland areas, forest opening areas, abandoned places etc, the leaves are tri-foliolate with petioles 2-3 cm long.The leaflets are oblong-ovate, 2 to 8 cm long, 1.5 to 5 cm wide, pointed at the apex, and toothed margins. The flowers are small greenish white and borne clusters on solitary cymes in the leaf axils. The fruits are berries fleshy, juicy, greenish black, and about 1 cm in diameter, it become pale reddish white when ripe.
Useful plant parts:
Anticancer activity, antidiabetic, antibacterial, antioxidants, anti-ulcerogenic, root can be used as an antidote against the snake-bite poison.
To treat Vata and Kapha disorders, tumours, fever, neuralgia and splenopathy, and gives for hepatopathy, cardiac disorders, ulcers, wounds. It purifies the blood. The root of the plant ground with black pepper can be applied to boils.