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Scientific name of White leadwort: Plumbago zeylanica
Name of White leadwort in different languages:-
English: Plumbago, White leadwort, Ceylon Leadwort, Doctorbush
Hindi: चित्रक Chitrak
Malayalam: Vellakoduveli വെള്ള കൊടുവേലി, Thubakoduveli തുമ്പക്കൊടുവേലി
Plant description of White leadwort:-
Plumbago zeylanica White leadwort or Chitrak is a shrub that spreads with stems, grow up to 2.5 m long. The leaves are dark green, ovate; grow up to 12 cm long and 5 cm broad. The flowers are borne in a stalk, sized 6 to 25 cm long and hairs with a sticky coating. Many small dark purple coloured seeds contain in a capsules 4 to 5 mm long.
Useful plant parts of White leadwort:
Antimicrobial, Antiseptic property, Antimicrobial, larvicidal (kill larvae of Aedes aegypti without any damage to fishes)
How to prepare medicines:
Plant extracts mix in water to kill larvae of Aedes aegypti
Three types of leadworts
|Blue Leadwort||Red Leadwort||White Leadwort|