Perennial herb with medicinal properties. Leaves are also used in the treatment of ascites and liver and spleen disorde
A small, grey-pubescent or nearly glabrous perennial herb. The stem is rigid and prickly. The plant has numerous serrate leaves, which are armed with prickles. The flowers are yellow. The capsules are 2 seeded, seeds are heart-shaped, smooth and shining, flattened of a brownish color.
Leaves are useful in tridosha fevers, urinary discharges, leucoderma, stop nasal hemorrhage, control asthma, cough and inflammation of the throat, mental derangements, leaves are also used in the treatment of ascites and liver and spleen disorde When applied locally they are said to have beneficial effects on wounds and ulce Seeds have the reputation of curing strangury, also beneficial in diseases of the blood, chest, lungs, and liver. Roots are used to regulate menstruation.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%