Aeschynomene indica Medicinal Uses

Aeschynomene indica L.

In this article we will discuss about the Aeschynomene indica:- common name, scientific name, medicinal uses and photos.

Common name

  • English: Budda pea
  • Tamil: Thakkapundu, Nettithakkai
  • Hindi: Laugauni
  • Kannada: Bendukasa, Bendu kasa
  • Marathi: Nalabi
  • Telugu: Tigajeluga, Jeeluga
  • Malayalam: Nellithali, Nettuthakkai, Thakkapundu
  • Bengali: kath shola

Scientific name

  • Name: Aeschynomene indica L.
  • Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
  • Synonyms: Aeschynomene diffusa, Aeschynomene kashmiriana, Aeschynomene pumila

Aeschynomene indica Medicinal Uses

  • The herb leaves used for snakebite, kidney stones and urinary disorders
    The plant extract has spermicidal activity
  • The stem bark of the plant and root of Andrographis paniculata are crushed and the paste is taken with honey to cure dysurea.
  • Juice of the young stem and leaf along with cumeen seeds are made in to paste and taken twice a day for seven days for cure malaria.

Other Uses

  • Leaf is used as fodder.
  • Soft wood is used for making sola-hats.

Aeschynomene indica Photos

Aeschynomene indica

Aeschynomene indica

Aeschynomene indica

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