English: Hawaiian Baby Woodrose, Woolly Morning Glory.
Sanskrit: Vriddharuka, Vriddhadaru, Vidhara विधारा
Hindi: Adhoguda अधोगुडा
Malayalam: Samudrappacha സാമുദ്രപ്പച്ച
Useful plant parts: root, leaf, whole plant
Elephant Creeper is a perennial climbing vine, commonly found in roadsides or abandoned areas, spreading in the ground, over trees and growing about 20 to 25 meters long, leaves are big, heart-shaped, apex tapered, hairy, thick, and green in color, and flowers are pink in color and shaped like a beagle, the central part of the flower is violet in color.
Elephant Creeper (Argyreia nervosa) is an Ayurvedic herb known for its medicinal properties. It’s used for various health benefits, including anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and adaptogenic effects. In Ayurveda, it’s employed to support joint health, reduce pain, and address musculoskeletal issues like arthritis. Always consult a qualified practitioner for proper usage.
Ergoline, Alkaloids- Ergine
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