Synonym > Adelia neriifolia Heyne ex Roth.
Family > Euphorbiaceae.
Habitat > Eastern, Central and Peninsular India, up to 700 m.
Ayurvedic > Paashaana-bheda (substitute), Kshudra Paashaana- bheda.
Siddha/Tamil > Kattu Alari.
Action > Root—diuretic, spasmolytic, antilithic. Used for urinary discharges. Leaf and stem— depurative. Leaf and fruit—used in skin diseases.
The roots gave alpha-spinasteryl acetate. The fatty acid from the fat of roots gave myristic, palmitic, stearic and oleic acids.