Frog Fruit

The Scientific name of Frog Fruit: Phila nodiflora

Name  of Frog Fruit in different languages:-

Sanskrit: Jalapippali, Sharathi, Malsya ganda, Bahushiga ജലപിപ്പലി, ശാരദീ, മത്സ്യഗന്ധാ, ബഹുശിഖാ

Hindi: Bukkan

Malayalam: Jalathippaly-ജലതിപ്പലി, Neer thippaly-നീർതിപ്പലി

Plant description:

Frog Fruit (Phila nodiflora) is a many-branched, evergreen herb, commonly found in banks of rivers, near to lakes, etc, leaves are green, Cuneate or ovate, and toothed margins, sized 2.5 to 5 cm long. Flowers are borne in leaf axils, pink or white in color, in clusters.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Cuneate Margin-toothed Venation-Reticulate


Useful plant parts:

Whole plant, leaf, stem,  and fruit.

Medicinal uses:

To treat eye diseases, Asthma, Bronchial diseases, knee pain, heart diseases, fever, ulcers, pita disorders, burning sensations and it is a good increase in semen.

Chemical content:

Lipiflorin, Glycocides, nodifloretin, flavons, nodiflorin, Lactose, maltose, fructose

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