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Conclusion - amarvalli - Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.

amarvalli :

Dusparsa - Cuscuta reflexa Roxb


Cuscuta reflexa  Roxb. is a twining parasite and makes a tangled mass covering the host plants. It is called in Akasvalli in Tamil. This plant stem and seeds have highly important medicinal values. Some research studies  say  those  Indian  tribes  and  other  traditional  communities  are  used  this  plant  as  purgative, carminatives and external application for skin diseases. Stem decoction is used for constipation and liver complaints. In vitro  studies showed  that the Cuscuta  stem extraction had antiviral and  anti cancerous activities.

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