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Scientific name of Garden Balsam: Impatiens balsamina Linn
Name of Garden Balsam in different languages:
English: Garden Jewelweed, Rose Balsam
Malayalam: Kashithumpa കാശിത്തുമ്പ
Garden Balsam is an annual herb, growing to 20 to 80 cm tall, with a thick, watery soft stem. Leaves are spirally arranged and with toothed margin, sized 2.5 to 10 cm long and 1 to 2.5 cm wide. The flowers are various in colors with white, pink, lilac, red, and sized 2 to 5 cm in diameter. The ripe seed pod, light green contain mustard like black seeds. When ripe fruits explode and dispersed seeds to germinate.
Useful plant parts:
Medicinal uses of Garden Balsam:
Used to treat skin disorders, pita, treat wounds, constipation and burns, leaf juice is used to treat warts, snake bite etc.
Hennotannic acid, and Lawsone methyl ether