Traded Medicinal Plants Database

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We present to you 960 Traded Indian Medicinal Plants species.Here you can type botanical name and get vernacular names and trade name correlation. You can also get details regarding parts traded.

 

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Plant species
Botanical NameAndrographis paniculata (BURM.F.)WALLICH EX NEES.
Family ACANTHACEAE
Threat StatusLow Risk-Least Concerned  
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy, Unani, Sidha and Modern

Distribution
Its distribution is recorded in India, Sri Lanka, Malay Peninsula, China and Thailand. In India it occurs through out in the plains and also in forests as undergrowth. It is grown as a snake-repellant in households. This speices is globally distributed in Indo-Malesia. Within India, chiefly found in the plains throughout India from Himachal Pradesh to Assam and Mizoram, and all over Peninsular India.
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Common Uses
The whole plant of Kiratatikta is used in the form of powder and decoction to treat fever, sprue, oedema, for purifying breast-milk, intrinsic haemorrhage, vomiting.fever:Hot infusion of kiratatikta mixed with dhanyaka(Coriandrum sativum) leaves alleviates fever immediately (40-60ml) (SB.4.32).Oedema:Paste of kiratatikta and sunthi (zingiber officinale) destroys chronic oedema (10-15 gms) (CS.Ci.12.42).
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Maharashtra (February 2001)
Madhya Pradesh (July 2003)
MAPS AVAILABLE
Andrographis paniculata
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Andrographis paniculata
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
ChhatisgarhVU2003High
Madhya PradeshVU2003High
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (3)qasabhuva, qasabuzzarirah, qazabuzzarirah
English (1)kariyat
Hindi (10)chara-yetah, charayetaah, charayetah, chiraita, kalamegh, kalmegh, kalpanath, kiryat, maha-tita, mahatita
Kannada (12)hasi kiriyaatha, kaala megha, kreata, nela baevu, nela beru, nela bevu, nela-bevinagida, nelabaevinagida, nelabaevu, nelabevinagida, oora kiriyaathu, vaayu hullu
Malayalam (8)cara-caniram, kiriyat, kiriyatta, kiriyattu, nalaveppu, nila-veppa, nilavaepu, nilaveppu
Marathi (5)kirayatem, olenkiraayath, olenkirayat, paale kiraayath, vhadlem
Persian (2)naine-havandi, nainehavandi
Sanskrit (9)bhunimba, bhunimbah, bhunimbaha, kalamegha, kirata, kiratatikta, kiratatiktah, mahatikta, yavatikta
Tamil (64)accani 1, anarivempucceti, anariyam, anariyatittam#, anariyatittam@, ceyapunimpam, cilesmati, ciratkucci, copakkini, intirekai, kaipparacan, kaippuvempu, kairatacceti, kairatam#, kariyattu1, katcima, kattinuna, kattinunacceti, katunimpam, kavutakam, kiriyattu1, kokanam2, kolakkirutam, kolakkirutamaram, kommattimarikacceti, kommattimarikam, koritalai, korittal, korittalai, korittalaivempu, korrikalai, korukkacci2, kottilai, kottilaimaram, kurakivempu, kuramacanam, marukkatitam, marukkatitavempu, mutacancam, narciritu, nelavemu, nila vembu, nila-vembu, nilavembu, nilavempu, nittacam, puminayakacceti, puminayakam, puminayakan, puminimpacceti, puminimpam, punimpam, punimpar, puriyar, putikam 3, puyari 1, shirat-kuchchi, shiratkuch-chi, shiratkuchi, talainimpaki, talainimpakicceti, taruluruti, vempatikacceti, vempatikam
Telugu (5)karivaemu, nela vemu, nelavaemu, nelavemu, velavemu

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (8) chirata kalmegh, chirayata (desi) (kalmegh), kalmegh, kalmegh (harachiraiyata), kalmegh, kirata, kirayaita, kiriyaath
WHOLE PLANT (6) chirayata (sweet), chirayita, kalmegh, kalmegh / chirettah herb, nelabevu, nilavembu
LEAVES (1) chirayita patti
POWDER (1) kalmegh

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