Argyrolobium roseum (Camb.) Jaub.

Local Name:
Makhni Buti.
Cytisus roseus Cambess.
Habit and Habitat:
A prostate, hairy, much branched annual herb, found in dry places in lower hills and plains of sub-tropical zone.
Taxonomic Features:
Leaves compound, trifolioate, petiole 3-10mm long. Leaflets 4-12 mm long, obovate. Inflorescence a 1-4 flowered peduncled raceme. Flower zygomorphic, reddish-pink. Calyx bilabiate. Corolla 5mm long. Fruit a pod, hairy, 3-16 seeded.
Flowering and Fruiting:
April- November.
Harvesting Time:
Medicinal Value:
Locally infusion is used as a sex tonic, cooling agent, also has aphrodisiac, diuretic and sedative properties, also useful in treatment of jaundice.
Part Used:
Whole plant.
Future Perspective:
Collection, Drying, Packing, Herbal Pharmacy.
For more pictures and zooming effects, please go to Photo Gallery in Main Menu.

» Back




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Copyright@2016 - All Rights Reserved

Designed and Developed by Dte. of  MIS&ICT, PARC