English: Monk’s hood
Hindi: Meeta Vish
Malayalam: Athividayam-അതിവിടയം, Vatsanabhi-വത്സനാഭി
Indian aconite or Monk’s hood is a herb, growing up to 1 m tall, root biennial, leaves are 5-10 cm long, acute leaves sharply toothed, palmate with deeply lobed, the flowers in the raceme, more than 2.5 cm long, bright blue to greenish-blue with purple veins.
|Shape-Deeply lobed palmate||Margin-Entire||Venation-parallel|
Useful plant parts:
Vomiting, Fever, Kapha, Dysentery, it is used in snake bites. It is highly toxic
How to prepare medicines:
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