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Scientific name of Trailing indigo: Indigofera Enneaphylla
Name of Trailing indigo in different languages:-
English: Birdsville Indigo
Malayalam: Cherupulladi ചെറുപുള്ളടി, Chempulladi, Cherru-pullady,
Tamil: Seppu nerinji,Sheppunerunji
Trailing indigo or Birdsville Indigo (Indigofera linnaei) is a small prostrate herb, found in Western ghats, commonly in plains, dry Localities, grounds and grasslands, grows up to 20cm long. It is trailing, branched. Leaves small, imparipinnate; Flowers are 3 to 4.5 mm long. Flowers are pink, and flowering is September to December, fruits are in ellipsoid pod contain 2 seeds.
Useful plant parts :
Medicinal uses: Wound healer, antiscorbutic, diuretic, alterative, antidiarrhoeal, analgesic.
Chemical contents: indigoferin, enneaphyllin, palmitic and oleic acid
How to prepare medicines:
The plant decoction is applied to cure burns and it is also useful in the treatment of epilepsy and insanity.