Vitex Trifolia

Scientific name of Vitex Trifolia: Vitex negundo 

Name of Vitex Trifolia in different languages:-

Sanskrit: Jalanirgundi; Sindhuka; Surasa

Hindi: Nichinda, Panikisanbhalu

Malayalam: Vellanochi നൊച്ചി, Nirnoschi

Plant description:-

It is a large shrub or small tree, tall in 5 m, the stems covered by soft hairs. The leaves are oppositely arranged, green, young leaves are violet, along the stems composed of 3 linear leaflets, and sized 12 cm in length, the lower surface is grayish green. The flowers are born in clusters, grow up to 18 cm in length. Flowers are purple to violet, and 5 mm long. The fleshy fruits are approximately 6 mm in diameter and contain small black seeds.

Leaf Arrangement


Shape-lance shaped Margin-Serrated Venation-parallel
 lanceolate-ointed-at-both-ends  Margin_Serrated--Forward-teething  Venation-pinnate

Useful plant parts:


Medicinal uses:

Treat female ailments, relieve fever, and dried leaves burn to repel mosquitoes.

How to prepare medicines:

Vitex Trifolia is one of the ingredients in Ayurveda medicines like-


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