three-leaved caper

three-leaved caper,

n Latin name:
Crataeva nurvala; parts used: bark, leaves; uses: in Ayurveda, pacifies kapha and vata doshas, promotes pitta dosha (bitter, astringent, light, dry), antiinflammatory, demulcent, laxative, rubefacient, tonic, vesicant, antili-thiatic, urinary infections, bladder and kidney stones, liver stimulant, malaria, tumors; precautions: leaves can irritate and blister skin. Also called
barna, barun, or
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Three-leaved caper.
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