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.
Description of the plant:
A small undershrub. Leaves 1-foliolate, subcoriaceous, rotundate-cordate, 2.5-5 cm long and broad. Racemes copious, simple, axillary and terminal, very dense, subsessile, 2.5 cm or less long. Flowers small, corolla twice the calyx. Pod 10-13 mm long, joints 3-5.
The root is considered deobstruent, emmenagogue, stomachic and aperient (Yusuf et al. 2009).