Hindi: Pilacameli, peeli, Chamely
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.
Useful plant parts:
Root, leaf, Whole plant
To treat gastrointestinal disorders, rheumatic disorders, asthma, cough and cold, low back pain, fever, headache etc.
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.
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