jivanti

jivanti (gē·vän·tē),

n Latin name:
Leptadenia reticulata; parts used: leaf, root, whole plant; uses: in Ayurveda, considered a rasayana; balances tridosha (sweet, light, oily), stimulant, restorative, antibacterial, antifungal, lactogenic, skin conditions, wounds, cough, asthma; precautions: none known. Also called
dori, leptadenia, or
svarnajivanti.
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yani cu brahmanyanugamananisedhaparani vakyani mrtanugamanam nasti brahmanya brahmasasanat | itaresu tu varnesu tapha paramam ucyate | jivanti taddhitam kuryan maranad atmaghatini || ya stri brahmanajatiya mrtam patim anuvrajet | sa svargam atmaghatena natmanam na patim nayet || ityevamadini tani prthakcityadhirohanavisayani prthakcitim samaruhya na vipra gantum arhati | iti visesasmaranat | (Mitaksara 1.
Ayurvedic Herbs such as; Akarkara, Varuna, Jivanti, Arjuna, and more.
Tender leaves of castor plant or tender leaves of Jivanti should be fried in ghee and eaten every day to cure night blindness; advises Chilmilal, a bhumka from Chimtipur.