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Red-flame ivy

Scientific name of Red-flame ivy: Hemigraphis colorata

Name of Red-flame ivy in different languages:-

 Sanskrit: Vranaropani

 Malayalam: മുറികൂട്ടി - Murikooti, Muriyan pacha

Plant description:-

Red-flame ivy-Hemigraphis Colorata is an annual herb grows to 25 cm tall, leaves are simple, arranged oppositely, ovate-oblong, toothed margin, silver color on top  and reddish-brown in the bottom, stem are erect, reddish-brown. The flowers are small and white.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Ovate-oblong Margin-Entire Venation-pinnate

 Margin_Dentate-with-symetrical-teeth  Venation-pinnate


Useful plant parts:


Medicinal uses :

To cure fresh cuts and wounds, to stop external bleeding, hemorrhage, Dioheriya, dysentery, and kidney stones.

Chemical content:

Saponin, tannin, flavanoids, steroids, cinnamate etc.

How to prepare medicines:

Leaf juice can be poured on fresh cuts help full in fast cure.

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