Synonym ► I. paniculata R. Br. Burm. I. mauritiana Jacq.
I. sessiliflora Roth.
Family ► Convolvulaceae.
Habitat ► Throughout India.
Ayurvedic ► Aakhukarni (related species), Sheetavalli (provisional synonym).
Ipomoea hederacea (L.) Jacq.
Action ► Antirheumatic, anticepha-lalgic, antiepileptic and antileprotic.
The plant is boiled in oil and used as an application for rheumatism, headache, epilepsy, fevers, ulcers, leprosy. The seeds are reported to contain a resin similar to that present in the seeds of Ipomoea nil.
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