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Indian stinging nettle
Scientific name of Indian stinging nettle: Tragia involucrata
Name of Indian stinging nettle in different languages:
Sanskrit: दुःस्पर्ष Duhsparsha, वृश्चिकाच्छद Vrischikacchad, वृश्चिकापत्री Vrischikapatri, वृश्चिकाली Vrischikali, आगमावर्ता Aagmavarta, कषाग्निः Kashagnih.
Hindi: पीत पर्णी Pit Parni, बढन्त Barhanta.
Malayalam: Kodithoova കൊടുത്തുവ, Vallichoriyanam-ചൊറിയണം
Indian stinging nettle (Tragia involucrata) is a perennial climbing herb with stinging hairs. Leaves are alternately arranged, oblong or ovate and toothed margin, sized 6 to 10 cm long and 3 to 5.5 cm wide. Flowers are white, borne in leaf axils. Seeds are containing in a capsule, globose, 0.6 cm long and tri-lobed. Touching of this plant may cause terrible itching.
Useful plant parts:
Formic acid, histamine and acetylcholine.
How to prepare medicines: