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Scientific name of Velvet leaf: Cyclea peltata
Name of Velvet leaf in different languages:-
English: Patha, Raj Patha
Sanskrit: Laghu Patha, Patha, Ambashtha, Piluphala, Ekashthila, Dipani, Varatiktata, Tiktapushpa, Atisaranashani, Ambashtaki, Pracchina, Shreyasi.
Hindi: Abuta, Leghu patha.
Malayalam: Malathangi മലതാങ്ങി, Padathali- പാടത്താളി
Velvet leaf is an annual climber vine, spreading over trees, commonly found in tropical forest areas, Western Ghats area, etc., leaves are dark green, hairy, ovate, heart-shaped, about 4 to 10 cm in diameter. Flowers are small, dioecious, light green in colour, in clusters borne in leaf axils. The fruits are many, small and round, found in clusters, green in color turns to red when ripe.
Useful plant parts:
Root, leaf, whole plant
To treat rheumatic disorders, cough and cold, to increase breast milk, urinary disorders, to treat cobra bite, anti-malarial.
Alkaloid (Pelocin), Saponin
How to prepare medicines: