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Scientific name of Hondala: Adenia hondala
Name of Hondala in different languages:
Sanskrit: विदारी Vidari
Malayalam: കരിമുതുക്ക് Karimutukk, മുതുക്ക് Mutukk
Plant description of Hondala:-
It is found in South India, in deciduous forests, Westernghat areas, large tuberous, woody climber with tendrils, leaves are green palmately lobed, and large,16cm long and 6 cm wide, oblong. Stems are thick at nodes. Flowers are large, greenish, bell-shaped, and curled backed petals, flowering and fruiting in March to August. Fruit is green when immature, and it turn orange when ripe.
Useful plant parts: Whole plant, roots
Snake bites therapy, to treat gastrointestinal disorders, malaria, cholera, anemia, bronchitis, leprosy, scabies, STD, inflammation, pain, fever.
Chemical contents: lanceolin, stenodactylin, and volkensin