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Scientific name of Indian Madder: Rubia cordifolia Lin.
Name of Indian Madder in different languages:
English: Common madder
Sanskrit: Manjishtha, Manjishtham, Harini, Gauri, Rohini, Rasayani, Tamramula, Bhandi, Lohita, Yashtika, Vijaya, Manjusha, Jvarahantri, Chadma.
Hindi: manchith मजित
Malayalam: Manchatti മഞ്ചട്ടി
Plant description of Indian Madder:-
Indian Madder-Rubia cordifolia Lin.is a perennial climber herb, tiny hooks at the leaves, grow up to 1.5 m in tall. The leaves are evergreen about 5 to 10 cm long and 2 to 3 cm wide, borne in whorls of 4 to 7 star like in cross section. The flowers are small, pale yellow, 5 mm across, with five petals, in dense racemes. The fruits are berries which is red to black in colour.
Useful plant parts:
Blood purifier, to purify the menses, increase urine, to treat paralysis, inflammation, anti-inflammatory, to reduce excess heat from the blood, to treat skin diseases, menstrual problems, and to increase HB level in blood.
How to prepare medicines:
The decoction of root is used to increase HB, dried root powder mix with rose water can apply on the skin to treat skin to get smoothness, and this also can use to reduce folding on belly after delivery.
Indian Madder is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-