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Scientific name of Monkey's bridge: Sarcostigma kleinii Wight & Arn.
Synonyms: Sarcostigma horsfieldii, Sarcostigma wallichii
Name of Monkey's bridge in different languages:-
Malayalam: വെള്ളോടൽ-Vellodal, ഓടൽ- Odal, വട്ടോടൽ-Vattodal, എരുമത്താലി-Erumathali.
It is a woody vine found in western ghat area, grow with branchlets, the leaves are 17 to 22 cm long and 8-12 cm broad, lanceshaped, apex tapering, base rounded; lateral nerves are 8 pairs, netveined,stalks 5 to 12 cm long. Flowers are borne in spikes up to 35 cm long, slender, in leaf-axils or from tubercles. Flowers are 3-6 together, yellow; calyx cup-shaped, 2 mm across,toothed; petals are long up to 5 mm long, oblong, re-curved.
Useful plant parts:
To treat rheumatism, leprosy, hysterics, worm infestation, arthritis, skin disorders, hysteria, anorexia, head ache and ulcers.
Gamma-aminobutyric acid, Serotonin
Alkaloids, flavonoids, Anxiolytic activity.
it is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurveda medicines like: