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Red bush Plant
Scientific name of Red bush plant: Persicaria chinensis
Name of Red bush plant in different languages:-
English: Chinese knotweed
Hindi: जंगली पालक jungali palak
Malayalam: Thiruthanni-തിരുതാന്നി, piripu- പിരിപ്പ്, Karalakam- കരളകം
Red bush or Chinese Knotweed is a perennial herb, commonly in Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, growing up to 1 m tall, stem reddish, glabrous, the leaves are arranged alternately, ovate-oblong, length 5 to 10 cm long and 3 cm wide, midrib violet-red colored, on upper side of the there is a reddish-brown arrow shaped spot. Flowers are small, white, arranged as capitated, inflorescence found in axillaries. Fruits are small, white berries, globose, transparent, in maturity it turns black, fruits edible, sour tasting. Flowering is September to December.
Useful plant parts:
The whole plant
To treat skin disease, shoot decoction is used to increase the general health of pregnant ladies, Stomach ache, depurative, eczema, eye disease, Juice of the stem is poured to cure eye disease, healing Wounds.
Flavonoids, chalcones, sesquiterpenoids, lignans, coumarins, anthraquinones, napthoquinones.
Anti microbial, diuretic, anti- inflammatory and antipyretic agents