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Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Schult.

Family: Caryophyllaceae
Usage:The plant is made into paste and applied on fore head to cure headache or inhalation of warm leaves relieves headache. Paste of fresh leaves is also applied to cure itching and ring warm. It is also good for toothache. The tender shoots are used in asthma and sinusitis.

Cissus Javana DC.
Family: Vitaceae
Uses:It was prescribed in the ancient Ayurvedic texts as a general tonic and analgesic,with specific bone fracture healing properties. All parts of the plant are used for medicine.Mainly used for obesity,Diabetes, a cluster of heart disease risk factors called "metabolic syndrome," and high cholesterol.

Stephania hernandifolia (Wild.)Walp.
Family-Menispermaceae.
A slender twining shrub mostly found in hilly areas, The plant is useful in the treatment of fever, diarrhea,diabetes, urinary disease, dyspepsia, depilatory. Also used in control of blood glucose levels and effectiveness on various biochemical parameters, namely,total cholesterol,triglycerides (TGL), high density lipoprotein(HDL), low density lipoprotein, (LDL), and very low density lipoprotein,(VLDL),with antioxidant properties.

Artemesia nilagirica (Clarke)
Family:Asteraceae
Uses: For treatment of cough, asthma,bronchitis, nervous and spasmodic affections,inflammations, leprosy, skin diseases, pruritus, anorexia, colic, fever, dyspepsia, amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, flatulence, intestinal worms, hysteria, measles and anaemia

Andrographis paniculata Nees
Family: Acanthaceae
Uses: Promotes digestion, protects the liver and gall bladder. Kills intestinal worm & Support intestine. Protect skin from Pimples pain killer, Reduces swelling and cuts down exudation from capillaries, fights bacterial activity. Promotes mucus discharge from the respiratory system. Blood sugar reducer.

Mussaenda roxburghii Hook.f
Family: Rubiaceae
Uses: A perennial Shrub grows in the foothills and moist areas of valley.Leaves are used in preparation of Hair lotion. Roots are used in treatment of various skin diseases, cuts wounds and boils etc.






Scoparia dulcis L.
Family:Scrophulariaceae
Uses: for menstrual problms(pain, cramps, premenstrual syndrome(PMS)to ptomote and normalise menstruation), for upper respiratory bacterial and viral infections, to relieve pain of all types (arthitis, migraines and headaches, stomach aches, muscle pain etc.)and to tone, balance and strengthen heart function(and for mild hypertension)

Stellaria media(L)Vill.
Family:Caryophyllaceae
Uses:Medicinally, chickweed is tonic, diuretic, demulcent, expectorant, and mildly laxative. It’s often recommended for asthma, bronchitis, or congestion. It’s also said to help control obesity and is an ingredient in some herbal weight loss preparations. Externally, chickweed relieves itching and inflammation and is generally soothing and moisturizing. It can be used for any minor skin infections or irritations, and is an ingredient in a number of commercial skin care products.

Thalictrum foliolosum DC.
Family:Ranunculaceae.
Medicinal use:The root is antiperiodic, diuretic, febrifuge, ophthalmic, purgative, salve, stomachic and tonic. It is considered to be a good remedy for atonic dyspepsia and is also useful in treating peptic ulcers, indigestion, fevers, toothache, haemorrhoids and for convalescence after acute diseases. It is a valuable remedy for ophthalmia. The juice of the leaves is applied to boils and pimples.

Solanum nagrum L.
Family:Solanaceae
Parts used:whole plant including leaves, flower, and berries.
Uses:All parts, alternative, diuretic and laxative; whole plant-anodyne, antidysentric, antiseptic, expectorant, sedative, tonic, beneficial in anasarca, eye trouble and heart disease.

Smilax ovalifolia Roxb.ex.D.Don
Family:Liliaceae
Description:A climber. Leaves simple, alternate, stalked, glossy, bi-cirrhiferous above the base. Flowers small, dioecious in umbels, Fruits globose berries.
Parts Uses:Roots and berries
Uses:Roots are used in the treatment of veneral disease;applied against rheumatism and pains in the lower extremities; used in bloodless dysentery. Berries are claimed to check pus formation in wounds.

Thunbergia grandiflora Roxb.
Family:Acanthaceae
Parts used:Leaves and roots
Use:Decoction of leaves is used for stomach complaints. Roots are used to reduce pain of teeth.It is useful in the treatment of bone fracture

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