Slender Morning Glory

The scientific name of Slender Dwarf Morning Glory: Evolvulus alsinoides (Linn.)

Name of Slender Morning Glory in different languages:-

English: Dankuni plant

Sanskrit: shaivala, jalanili, sheval, jalaj, shevalum

Hindi: Manglya pushpi

Malayalam: Vishnukranthy വിഷ്ണുക്രാന്തി, ചെറുകടല, വർത്തൂളകളായം, വട്ടക്കടല, മലങ്കടല, സതീനജം.

Useful plant parts of Slender Dwarf Morning Glory: Whole plant

Plant description of Slender Dwarf Morning Glory:-

Slender Dwarf Morning Glory- Evolvulus alsinoides (Linn.) is commonly found in drylands, above the altitude of 1600 m., a perennial, spreading vine, slender, grows to 30 cm long. The leaves are simple, oblong to ovate, hair, and sized to 2 cm long, flowers are blue, flowering is May to December.

Medicinal uses:

Stomach problems, increase wisdom and memory power, bronchial disorders, fits, toxic etc.

Chemical content: Antioxidents, Skopoletin, Caumerin

How to prepare medicines:

Slender Dwarf Morning Glory is one of the ingredients in Ayurveda medicines like-


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