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Scientific Name: Mormordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd.
Collector: D. Prain
Uses: The roots are used to cure head troubles, urinary calculi, as an errhine in jaundice. The leaves are anthelmintic, cure tridosha, fever, consumption, asthma, bronchitis, hiccups, piles. The fruit is stomachic, laxative, cures vata, biliousness, asthma, leprosy,bronchitis, fever, tumours, tridosha, urinary discharges, excessive salivation, troubles of heart. The root is useful in all kinds of poisoning including snake bits and elephantiasis.