is a climber found throughout India. Leaves are 2.5 inches long and
alternatively arranged in a pair. Upper part is oval in shape and it is very
soft. Stem of this plant is cylindrical with thick nodes. Woody roots are
underground part and are very aromatic. Flowers of this vine is found in
cluster yellow and greenish purple in color. Fruits of this vine are divergent
long follicles 2-4 inch long. This plant is used as household remedy for
various disorders. Leaves and roots have medicinal properties.
is a great herb which has many versatile properties. It is very effective in
managing gastritis and many other pitta disorders in the body.
also known as "Sariva" and is used in managing disorders of the
reproductive system in females. It is a very good natural detoxification herb
and helps in managing health naturally. It is a very useful plant in the Indian
system of medicine. There are two varieties of this shrub which are demarcated
by the color of their flowers, one of them is called as shveta sariva (bearing
white flowers) and the other one is called as Krishna sariva (black variety)
but both of them seem to have similar medicinal value. The roots are woody and
aromatic while the stems are slender, green in color and numerous.
one of the best detoxifying herb which helps in cleaning the body inside out.
It has got amazing health benefits in that it helps to purify blood and
improves skin texture as well.
from the above common properties, it is used for the management of many
gynecological problems in females such as menorrhagia, leucorrhea, dysmenorrhea
or Anantmool is a soft, tender, twining shrub which is commonly found in most
parts of India. Commonly it is available in North Western parts of Himalaya. It
is also cultivated in Punjab. It is a very useful plant in the Indian system of
English name – Indian Sarsaparilla.
Hindi name – Anantmool, Kapuri
Sanskrit name – Sariva, Ananta, Asfota, Utpal
Sariva, Shyama, Canadana, Gopi, Gopavalli etc.
Marathi Name – Upalsari, Uparsal.
Gujarati name – Kapuri, Upalasari
Tamil name – Nannari
Kannada Name – Sogade beru
Hindi and Bengali- Anantamul, Kapuri (because root smell resembles
Kapoor – camphor) English Name-Indian Sarsaparilla
Telugu name- Sungandhipala, Muttavapylagamu
Marathi name- Upalsari, Uparsal
Gujarati Name- Kapuri, Madhuri, Upalasri
Tamil Name- Nannari Kannada Name- Sogade Beru
Malayalam Name- Naruninti Latin Name: Hemidesmus indicus,
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