Sanskrit: Bruhat Patha, akaisika, ambastha, ambasthaki
English: Buckler-leaved moon-seed, Pada
Hindi: Raj Patha, Padhi, Padha
Malayalam: Padavalli (Kizhangu) പാടവള്ളി, പാടക്കിഴങ്ങ്
Patha- Pada-Cyclea peltata is a soft, climber vine. Leaves are dark green triangular, alternately arranged and sized up to 10 cm long and 3.75 cm wide, flowers are pale yellow, unisexual, found in leaf axils. The fruits are ovoid, brown in color.
Useful plant parts:
Rhizome, root, stem, and leaf.
Brain tonic, to treat skin problems, indigestion, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentery etc.
Cycleamine, cycleapeltine, cycleadrine, cycleacurine, chondocurine, isotetradrine, perpamine, burmannaline, Fangchinoline, magnoflorine etc.
How to prepare medicines:
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