Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh
Medicinal Plants Database of Bangladesh includes the authentic Taxonomic Information, Vernacular/Bangla Name, Tribal and English Name, Family, Description and Photograph of the Plants, Chemical Constituents, Uses and Distribution of the species in Bangladesh. MPBD also contain dictionary of Botanical and Pharmacological terms.
Bengali/Vernacular Name: Banur Kalai, Thit Kalai.
Tribal Name: Sai Rang (Marma).
A slender herbaceous twiner with densely grey-downy stems. Leaves subdigitately 3-foliate; leaflets 3.7 cm long, flexible, twice as long as broad, obtuse or subacute, thinly grey-canescent above, densely beneath. Racemes 2-6 flowered. Flowers yellow; corolla 8-9 mm. Pod straight, 18-25 mm, clothed with fine spreading, brown silky hairs.
The plant is used for swelling and pain in leg during pregnancy, night fever, dropsy, anaemia, hemiplegia, burns, wounds, small-pox, venereal sores, syphilis, gonorrhoea, spermatorrhoea, gravel, cholera, dysentery, snake-bite and rinderpest. It is also used for diarrhoea in cattle.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Dhaka, in fallow lands.