Arabic Name : Sarboka
Bengali Name : Bannilgach, Bonnil
Chinese Name : Nah troi
English Name : Purple Tephrosia, Wild Indigo
French Name : Indigotier Sauvage
German Name : Wilder Indigo
Gujarati Name : Sharpankho, Jhila, Ghila
Hindi Name : Sarphenka, Sarphankha
Kannada Name : Panki, Kaggi
Latin name : Tephrosia purpurea Pers.
Marathi Name : Untoali, Unhali, Surpanaka
Persian Name : Sufar
Punjabi Name : Jhojru
Sanskrit Name : Puleehashtree, Sarapunkha, Sharpunkha, Neelabralakrati
Urdu Name : Sarphoka
Description : The root is acrid, alterative, anthelmintic, antipyretic, astringent, bitter, depurative, digestive, diuretic and laxative. This plant alone, or in combination with other agents, has been reputed as a very efficient remedy in syphilis, boils, pimples, abscesses especially carbuncles on the back, as tonic and laxative, and as purifier of blood.
Recommended Dosage : 3 to 5 g powder of dried root.
Contraindication : This herb is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation.