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Scientific name of Snake Gourd: Trichosanthes cucumerina
Name of Snake Gourd in different languages:-
English: Snake Gourd
Sanskrit: अमृतफल Amritaphala, patola, Bijagarbha
Hindi: चचिंडा Chachinda
It is a tropical climber vine, grow up to 10-15 meters, the long, the leaf blade is broadly ovate, up to 10 cm long and 11 cm broad, membranous, deeply 5 to 7-lobed are triangular. The fruit is narrow, soft-skinned, corky inside contain flat seeds, while mature it turn as a spongy inner, it used as a vegetable in addition to medicinal purpose; it can reach up to 150 cm long. The flowers are white, attractive and lacy, open at night.
Useful plant parts:
To treat pitta disorders, burning sensation, diabetes, anorexia, worm infestation, fever, general weakness, flatulence, constipation, constipation, skin diseases.
Cucumerina, Cucurbitacin, Hydragogue