Aristolochia indica

Aristolochia indica,

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To cite a few instances, Aristolochia indica was used by the Kavirajes of Narail and Jessore districts to treat snake bite; the same plant was used by the Kavirajes of Kushtia district for treatment of gall bladder pain, skin infections, and as an antidote to poison.
Several leaves of Aristolochia indica are mixed with 2-3 fruits of Piper nigrum, macerated and the juice obtained is orally administered immediately.
Eight species are known to occur in India, of which Aristolochia bracteolata, Aristolochia indica and Aristolochia tagala are of medicinal importance.