Habit :Climbing shrub
Parts used :Root
Constituents:Root contains an alkaloid "ophioxylin"
resin and wax.
Action :Root is a bitter, tonic ,febrifuge,
stimulant, sedatives, and hypnotic.
Parts used :Root, tuber, seeds and leaves.
Constituents:Fresh vegitable contains albuminoids, carbohydrates,
woody fibre, sulphur and phosphoric acid.
Action :Seeds and leaves are diuretic, laxative and
lithontripic. seeds are also emmenagogue. juice of the root