Synonyms: Sesbania aculeata, Aeschynomene aculeata
English: Spiny sesbania, Canicha
Hindi: Dhaincha-ढैंचा, Ikad, Dadon, Daden
Tamil: mutcempai, uravi
Malayalam: Kilannu, Kedangu
Seed, Stem, leaves
it is an erect, woody (partially), annual subshrub, grow to 7 m., fibrous, branches are soft pithy stems.Thelong leaves are bi-pinnately arranged, up to 38 cm long, compound, with 18–55 pairs of leaflets, 1.2–2.5 cm long, 0.3 cm wide, smooth, glaucous, and it bears purple-spotted small yellow flowers. the seeds are pods which contain light brown beans. Flowering: September–November.
To treat inflammations, bacterial infections, internal ailments, ringworm, skin diseases, worms and tumours
isoflavonoids such as isovestitol medicarpin and sativan, betulinic acid
How to prepare medicines:
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