English Name: Swallow Root
Tamil Name: மாகாளிக்கிழங்கு – Magali Kilangu
Malayalam Name: നറുനീണ്ടി – Naruninti / Nannari
Telugu Name: మారేడుకొమ్ములు / నాన్నారికొమ్ములు / బర్రేసుజ్ఞాది / మారేడుగడ్డలు – Maredukommulu / Nannarikommulu / Barresugnadhi / Maredugaddalu
Hindi Name: डोडी शाक,जीवन्ति – Dodi Shak,jivanti
Kannada Name: Vagani beru, Makali beru
Magali Kilangu is the local name of this root, whereas in English it is named as the swallow root. It is perfect to grow along the big rock boulders, rocky slopes, rocky crevices, and small mounds where there is the thick vegetation at an altitude is from 300 to 1200 m. It has good medicinal properties, and it is also used in drug preparations. This plant is widely used for medicinal uses. This plant also has insecticidal activity and potential use in the control of stored grain pests.
Swallow Root Health Benefits:
- It helps to purify the blood.
- It is also used the cure stomach disorders.
- It is used to treat gastric ulcers.
- It has a stimulating appetite.