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Trade Name:
APAMARGA
Part Used:
Not recorded

Plant species
Botanical NameAchyranthes aspera L.
Family AMARANTHACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy, Tibetian, Unani and Sidha

Distribution
This species is globally distributed in the Pantropics. Within India, it is common weed found on roadsides and waste places throughout upto an altitude of 2100 m. and in the Andaman Islands.
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Common Uses
The root, seeds and leaves of Apamarga is used in the form of juice and powder to treat excessive hunger, piles, visucika, sidhma, calculi and stone, wounds, difficult labor, sin, accidental wounds, eye disease, ear disease, head disease, dog-bite, meno-metrorrhagia, abdominal pain, jaundice, insomnia and pain in vagina.
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Achyranthes aspera
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Achyranthes aspera
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (1)atkumah
English (1)prickly chaff flower
Hindi (26)andhi jalo, andhijhara, apang, appamarg, chichra, chirchira, chirchitta, cicimda, circita, dintara, kanti, kantta, katio bhuratio, khara, latjira, latjiri, lich kuri, puth kanda, puthkanda, puthkunda, putkanda, sn apamargh, ultokure, undhokanto, undo kanto, unta ghada
Kannada (11)kempu uthraani, mayooraka, utrani-gida, utranigida, uttaraane, uttaraani, uttaraani gida, uttarane, uttaranee, uttarani, uttrane
Malayalam (5)cadelari, kadaladi, katalati, valiyakatalati, vankatalati
Marathi (7)aghaada, aghada, aghadha, aghado, aghara, pandhara-aghada, surat
Persian (2)khare-vazhgunah, khare-vazhun
Sanskrit (41)a, adhahsalya, adhoghanta, adhvashalya, aghamargava, aghata, apamarga, apamargah, apamargaha, apangakpushpi, chamatkara, dhamargava, durabhigraha, durgraha, kantarika, kanti, karkatapippali, katalati, katumanjirika, kharamanjari, kini, kinit, kishaparni, ksharamadhya, kshuraka, kubja, malakanta, markati, mayura, mayuraka, pandukantaka, parakpushpi, pratyakparni, pratyakpuspa, pratyakpuspi, shaikharika, shkhari, sikhari, sthalamanjari, talakata, vasira
Tamil (166)akatam, akatamonicceti, akatturam, akayamauni, ancanati, apamarkkam#, apamarkkam@, apamarkki, apamarutamuli, aparamarkkam, aramaravam, aramiyam1, atokantam, attuvacalliyam, caitanniyam, cakarikam, caramattiyam, cavakam, cavuntati, cekari1, cekarikam#, cekarikam@, cennayuruvi, cikari1, cikiciram, cirukatalati, cirukatalaticceti, civanta nayuruvi, culanam, cuvanam2, cuvanam@, cuvayam, iraviliyanputu, kacurantam, kalvacamati, kamankalam, kancari, karakkarati, karamantali, karapippivi, karattilkaram2, karattirkaram2, karcikacceti, karcikam, karumalaki, karumancari, karumancaricceti, karumpai, katalati, katalati@, katavakam, katumancaricceti, katumancarikai, katumancarikam, katunti, kavutam, kecaravaram, kecarikacceti, kecarikam#, kecarikam@, kicaparnam, kicaparni, kicaparnicceti, kicaparunicceti, kicavalli, kicavallicceti, kincakapanni, kincakapannicceti, kincapanni, kini, kirusnapanni, kolitakikam, kotavi, kottakacceti, kottakam, kottavi1, kottavivittirukki, kottavivittirukku, kurccakacitacceti, kurccanacitam, kurmakkerutamuli, lokkikacceti, lokkila, makatacceti, makatam#, malakantacceti, malakantam, mamuni, mamuni#, mamuni@, mamuniki, mamuri, manakimuli, manca, mancari 2, mancaricceti, manikkarutu, manikkayaru, markkatapippali, markkatappippili, markkavikam, maruttipoti#, maruttipoti@, maruttippoti@, maruttira, maruttiracceti, mayirakam, mayurakacceti, mayurakam 2, mayuram 1, munrutari, munrutarikkoti, na-yurivi, naayurivi, naayuruvi, nahiooroovie vayr, navuri, nayiranci, nayiranci2, naykkittam, naykuruvi, nayurivi, nayuruvi, nayurvi, nayuviri, nayvananki, nayvanankicceti, pataramukki#, pataramukki@, pataramukkicceti, pellaunacceti, pellaunam, pinrutari 1, pinrutaricceti, pippilicikari, pirattiyakapanni, pirattiyakapannicceti, pirattiyakpanni, pirattiyaputpam, puli 1, puratiyuram, shiru-kadaladi, sirukadaladi, tamarkkavam, tarattilkaram, tucciram, tutaivi, ulimani#, ulimani@, uruvi1, uttareni, valanatikamam, vancamuli, vantamarkkam, varakamarkkam, varkamarkkam, varkamarutacceti, vellainayuruvi, vennayuruvi, viralaneri, viralnericceti, virarkoti, visakkani 2, vittirukki, yakattam, yapamarakkam
Telugu (11)antisa, antisha, apamaargamu, apamargamu, dubbinachettu, pratyukpushpi, utta-reni, uttaraene, uttaren, uttareni, utthareni
Tibetan (3)a pa ma rga, a pa ma rga (d), a-pa-ma-rga
Urdu (2)charchatta, rakh chirchitta

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (4) agadha, apamarg panchang, apamarga, vankadalaadi
WHOLE PLANT (3) apamarg panchang, apamarga, uttarani gida
LEAVES (2) apamarga, uttarani soppu
SEEDS (3) apamarga, nayuruvi, uttarani gida

 

 

 

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