Synedrella nodiflora Medicinal Uses

Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.

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

Common Name

  • English names: Cinderella Weed, Nodeweed, Pig grass
  • Tamil name: Mudiyan pachchai
  • Malayalam: Mudiyendra pacha
  • Nepali: Hare Jhaar
  • Kannada: Tota halu gida

Scientific Name

  • Name: Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.
  • Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
  • Synonyms: Verbesina nodiflora

Synedrella nodiflora Medicinal Uses

  • The leaves juice mixed with the seeds of Nigella sativa, is used to assuage earache
  • The leaves are used to treat rheumatism.
  • In Indonesia, the leaves of S. nodiflora are used as a poultice for sore legs and rheumatism
  • In Africa leaves juice used for treatment of mouth affections such as infected gums.
  • Leaves decoction used to treat diarrihoea

Other Uses

  • In Indonesia, tender leaves are used in salad
  • Horses, cattle, pigs and rabbits eat the plant readily.

Cinderella Weed Photos

Synedrella nodiflora

Synedrella nodiflora

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