Sanskrit: Lakshmana, Asrabinduchada, Klitani, Putrada, Nagini.
English: Ipomoea, Heart glory leaf.
Malayalam: Tiruthali – തിരുതാളി
Ipomoea or Tiruthaly is commonly found in altitudes below 150 m. near streams and lakes, it is a perennial climber vine with heart-shaped green leaves 2.5 to 7.5 cm long and 2.2 to 5.7 cm wide, stems are thin, brownish, flowers are cream in color, 2.5 to 4 cm long. This plant spreads over walls, plants, fences, etc,. It is one of the Dasaspushpam in Ayurveda herbal combinations.
Useful plant parts:
Flower, whole plant.
To treat uterus disorders swelling in the body due to viper bite, pita disorders, infertility, skin diseases, dysentery.
Antidote of Arsenic poison.
How to prepare medicines:
One of Dasaspushpam
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