The scientific name of Veronicalolia: Grewia hirsuta

Name  in different languages:-

English: Veronicalolia Plant, Nagabala

Hindi: Nagabala-नागबला, kakarundah, kukurbicha

Sanskrit: Nagbala

Malayalam: Balsam

Tamil: kalunnu, tavidu

Plant description:

Large straggling shrub, grow up to 3 m. Leaves are simple, hairy, shape Oblong or lanceolate, 3-nerved, arrangement alternate-distichous, apex acuminate or acute, base Oblique, rounded, margin denticulate. Flower are white, buds globose, in axillary cymes; flowering period June-August. Fruit is globose, obscurely four-lobed drupe; red when ripe, densely hirsute, fruits found September onward.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Laceolate Margin-toothed Venation-Reticulate
 lanceolate-ointed-at-both-ends  Margin_Denticulate-with-fine-dentition  Recticulate

Useful plant parts:

Fruit, Root

Medicinal uses:

To treat diarrhoea, dysentery, Heart disorders, Urinary disorders

Chemical content:

Phenylalnine, Nerve tonic, Proline, Serine, Lysine, foradol,sitosterol

Medicinal properties:

Anti–pyretic, Analgesic.


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