Sanskrit: Krimighna, Putakanda, Suputa, Vana-palaandu, Kolakanda, Vajrakanda.
Hindi: Jangli piyas
English: Indian Squill, Sea onion
Malayalam: Narivengayam നരിവെങ്കായം, Kattulli
Wild onion (Urgenia indica) is a perennial herbaceous plant, that grows from bulbs and resembles onion. leaves are long, typically 15 to 30 cm long and 1 to 2.5 cm broad, ovate at apex, flowers are bell-shaped, white or orange, appear in spring, from a leafless stem, up to 50 cm long.
Useful plant parts: Rhizome
Medicinal uses: cardiotonic, treatment of cough problems, chronic bronchitis, and asthma.
Heel pain – Fresh onion Wild onion heated till it becomes soft and pressed with the affected heel repeat this till the bulb becomes cold.
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