Plant species
Botanical NameColeus aromaticus BENTH.
Family LAMIACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Homeopathy and Sidha

Distribution
This species is native to East Indies and is cultivated in the Indo-Malesian region. Within India, is cultivated throughout.
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Hindi (3)amroda, patharcheer, patherchur
Marathi (1)pan-ova
Sanskrit (6)asmabhedah, asmantaka, himsagar, parnayavani, pasanabheda, pashanabhedi
Tamil (9)cirukanpilai, cirupilai, kanpilai, karpeti, karpooravalli, karpuravalli, kurpurvalli, omavalli, pasana peti

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (2) panikkoorkkayila, panikkoorkkayila pacha

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