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Scientific name of Jivanti: Holostemna Annularis
Name of Jivanti in different languages:
English: Holostemma Creeper
Sanskrit: Arkapushpi, ksheerini, Payaswini, Nagavalli.
Malayalam: Adapathiyan-അടപതിയൻ, Jivanti.
It is a medicinal herb, evergreen vine with board leaves 7-15 cm length and 5-10 cm breadth, top of the leaf is smooth and bottom part is hairy. It produces milky latex so it is called milk vine. Rhizome is the useful part which changes its weight according to its age and content of protein include.
Useful plant parts:
Pregnancy care, Eye care, and Skin diseases, ulcers, wounds, gonorrhoea, coughs and stomach-ache. The milky Latex of plant is applied to heal ulcers and wounds
Alpha-amyrin, lupeol and beta-sitosterol.
How to prepare medicines:
Roots cook in milk and allowed to dry in sunlight and making as powder, this can mix with milk (6 gram) and have daily before bed. It is mainly used in medicine for eye diseases, immunity power increaser. The milky Latex of the plant is applied to heal ulcers and wounds; the root paste is applied for eye inflammation and inflammation of the testes.
It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-