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Family: Meliaceae
Botanical name: Naregamia alata
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Sanskrit: Triparni
English: Goanese ipecacuanha, Goanese Ipecac
Hindi: Tinparni
Malayalam: Nilanarakam
MEDICINAL PROPERTIES
Goanese ipecacuanha is a rare shrub, 15-45 cm tall, found mainly on rocky or grassy slopes in western peninsular India. Leaves are divided into 3 leaflets, each of which is wedge-shaped-obovate, quite entire, and stalkless. The leaf stalk is winged. White flowers, 2.5-5 cm long, arise solitary in leaf axils. Sepal five, 5 mm long. Petals are 5, very ong, strap-shaped, distinct, free from the stamen tube. Filaments are united into a long tube, inflated and spherical at the tip. Capsule is 3-cornered, 3-valved valves circular, 8 mm long. Seeds 2 in each cell, curved.
The juice of Goanese ipecacuanha is used for the treatment of rat poison and is for doing 'naseum' in snake treatment. The roots of the plant Goanese ipecacuanha is used is used for preparing pills and tablets.
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