Purple fleabane also known as sahadevi

known as little ironweed or purple fleabane in English. Uttamakanyapatra, Dandotpala, Kesarika, Devasaha, Mrugadani, and Devarha are some of Sahdevi's traditional Sanskrit names. It is a tiny shrub that grows in China as well as the temperate parts of India. It ranges in height from 0.5 to 3 feet. It features pink or purple blooms and leaves with hairy surfaces. The herb works as an alternative, antiperiodic, diaphoretic, anthelmintic, diuretic, lithontriptic, anti-inflammatory, stomachic, and diuretic. It is used as a treatment for bladder spasms and strangulation. It is beneficial for malignant abnormalities and has anti-cancerous properties.

Its leaves are diaphoretic. Additionally, it is used to treat blood disorders, piles, intestinal worms, and skin conditions. It is a potent herb in Ayurveda for promoting hair growth, healthy skin, and overall wellness. Additionally, ayurvedic doctors frequently use this plant to cure memory loss and baldness.

Its leaves are used to treat a number of ailments, such as skin infections, boils that erupt, and cough. This plant's juice is also used to treat skin illnesses such colic and acne, as well as skin wounds. Additionally, leaf extract is utilised to treat children's leprosy, diarrhoea, and cough. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-helminthic, and antibacterial effects.

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