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Indian Abutilon

Scientific name of Indian Abutilon: Abutilon indicum.

Name of Indian Abutilon in different languages:

English: Indian mallow, Caeser Weed, Aramina

Sanskrit: Atibalaa अतिबला

Malayalam: Oorppam, Ooram (ഊർപ്പം, ഊരം)

Plant Description:-

Indian Abutilon is a perennial, erect velvety shrub, growing in roadsides, disturbed land, abandoned places etc. as a weed, it can grow up to 1-2 m tall. Leaves are green and arrange alternately, and have a velvety, pale hairs. Flowers are yellow, 2 to 3 cm in size; the flowering season is September to April. Seeds are kidney shaped and brown in colour.

Useful plant parts:

Root, bark, flowers, leaves and seeds

Medicinal uses: 

To treat pile complaints, increase semen in men, 

Medicinal properties:

 Aphrodisiac, laxative, diuretic, sedative, astringent, expectorant, tonic.

Chemical content:

Anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, and analgesic.

How to prepare medicines:

It is one of the ingredients  in the  Ayurveda medicine like:-

Maha Vishagarbha Tailam

Mahanarayan thaialam

Mushikadi Taila

Prameha Mihira Taila


Dadhika Ghrita

Bala Thailam

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