Synonym ► M. oppositifolia Linn. Glinus oppositifolius (Linn.) A. DC.
Family ► Aizoaceae, Molluginaceae.
Habitat ► Greater part of India, especially in Assam, Bengal and Deccan Peninsula.
Ayurvedic ► Grishma-sundara, Parpata (Kerala).
Siddha/Tamil ► Thurapoondu.
Action ► Plant—stomachic, aperient and antiseptic. Used as a bitter tonic for liver disorders.
Family ► Cucurbitaceae.
Habitat ► Punjab, Gujarat, Dehra Dun and Andhra Pradesh.
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