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Herb Information
Name: Velvet Leaf
Biological Name: Cissampelos pareira
Other Names: Velvet Leaf, Laghu Pata, Jal Jamni, Patha, Harjori
Description:

This herb is found in India and Sri Lanka.

Parts Used: Root, bark, leaves
Medicinal Applications

Action 

diuretic, lithotriptic, stomachic, bitter tonic.

Uses:

bladder diseases
Bright's Disease
diarrhea
dysentery
edema
fever
indigestion
kidney inflammation
urinary diseases

Remedies incorporating this herb:

Laghu Pata Remedy for colic
This Ayurvedic remedy is often prescribed for colic.

Dosage:

Decoction, powder, extract

Safety:

No information about the safety of this herb is available.

Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.

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