The Scientific name of Myxopyrum-Chathuramulla: Myxopyrum serratulum

Name of Myxopyrum or Chathuramulla in different languages:-

Sanskrit: Hemamalati

Hindi: Pilacameli, peeli, Chamely

Malayalam: Chathuramulla-ചതുരമുല്ല

Plant description:-

It is a woody climber of evergreen forest, Western ghats, quadrangular stem, leaves green elliptic, tapered at both ends, arranged oppositely, margin serrated, young leaves are brownish red, flowers are yellow, borne in terminal panicles, the fruits are berries, ovoid, with two seeded.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Cordate Margin-Entire Venation-palmate
 longitudinal  Margin_Entire  parallel2


Useful plant parts:

Root, leaf, Whole plant

Medicinal uses:

To treat gastrointestinal disorders, rheumatic disorders, asthma, cough and cold, low back pain, fever, headache etc.

Chemical contents: 

Dimethoxy, Cyclopropanecarbonitrile, carbomethoxy, Anthracenedione, Hexanediamine, methoxy-phenyl.

How to prepare medicines:

Crushed stem boil with coconut oil can be used in head ache.

Clarified butter with leaves can be used to reduce asthma, cough chest problems etc.

Copy rights 2013-2023 Medicinal Plants India : All rights reserved.