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Snake Grass

Scientific name of Snake Grass: Beloperone Plumbaginifolia

Name of Snake Grass in different languages:-

Sanskrit: Sophaghni, Vishaghni, Vishalata

English: Sabah Snake Grass

Hindi: Vishahari

Malayalam: Vishapacha, Vishahari

Plant description:

It is an endangered small branched medicinal shrub grows up to 1.5 to 2 meters tall, green in color, branches slender, leaves are oppositely arranged; tapered at the both end, length up to 3 cm. Flowers are found in the branch apex, reddish orange in color.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Linear Margin-Dentate Venation-Reticulated
 Linear-parellel-marginn-elongated  Margin_Dentate-with-symetrical-teeth  Recticulate


Useful plant parts:

leaves, root, and stem

Medicinal uses:

To treat the venomous snake bite, used in the treatment of Kapha, pitta disorders, treat cancer.

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