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Slender Oldenlandia

Scientific name of Slender Oldenlandia: Oldenlandia herbacea

Name of Slender Oldenlandia in different languages:-

Sanskrit: Chhayaparpatika

Hindi: Paper bhed

English: Slender Oldenlandia

Malayalam: Njonganampullu നൊങ്ങണംപുല്ല്

Plant description:

It is an erect, many branched herbs, branches are slender, leaves are linear- lance-shaped, oppositely arranged. Flowers are white, tiny and appear in leaf axils, singly on slender long stalks, 4 spreading petals; up to 5 mm in diameter. Fruit is round capsules shaped contain small seeds inside.

Useful plant parts:

Whole plant

Medicinal uses: 

Used to treat elephantiasis, burning sensation, asthma, bronchitis, inflammations, ulcers and fever.

How to prepare medicines:

Slender Oldenlandiais the one of the ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like-





Pathyadi Kashayam


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