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wireweed,

n Latin name:
Polygonum aviculare; parts used: whole plant, leaves; uses: in Ayurveda, pacifies kapha and vata doshas (bitter, pungent, light), antifibrotic, anti-microbial, antiinflammatory, hepatoprotection, anticoagulant, anodyne, tonic, vermifuge, diuretic, bronchitis, diabetes, dysentery, jaundice, malaria, bleeding disorders; precautions: overdose. Also called
anjawar, knotgrass, machoti, nasomali, or
prostrate knotweed.
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