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Scientific name of Indian sorrel: Oxalis corniculata
Name of Indian sorrel in different languages:
English: Procumbent yellow-sorrel, sleeping beauty, Sour six leaves, Creeping Wood Sorrel, Creeping Oxalis.
Sanskrit: Cangeri, Amlaparnika, Triparni
Hindi: Amrul अम्रुल
Useful plant parts: Whole plant
Indian sorrel or creeping woodsorrel -Oxalis corniculata is a herbaceous creeping and branching, little erect, low growing plant as a weed found in plane areas grounds etc., leaves are alternately arranged, trifoliate rounded leaflets, colored green to purple, fruits are capsules up to 2 cm long, contain 1 mm log seeds inside. The flowers are small, yellow, five petals, 7 to 11 mm wide and occur in long stalks.
Medicinal uses of Indian sorrel:
to treat vata, kapha disorders, dysentery, hemorrhoids, skin disorders, fever, influenza, diarrhea, traumatic injuries, urinary tract infections, skin rashes and eruptions, insect bites and burns.
Chemical content: beta carotene, protein, carbohydrate, calcium, phosphorus etc.
How to prepare medicines:
Indian sorrel is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-