- Botanical Name : Leptadenia Reticulata
- Family Name : Asclpiadaceae
- Common Name : Jiwanti, Dodi.
- Part Used : Whole Plant
- Habitat : Distributed in sub himalayan tracts of india mainly in punjab, uttar pradesh and throughout deccan peninsula upto 900 m.
- Product offered : Roots
The plant is galactogogue, cooling, nutritive, aphrodisiac, stimulant, diuretic, and eyetonic. Useful to cure eye-diseases, seminal debility, general weakness, cough, dyspnoea, fever, asthma, constipation, sore throat, and gonorrhea. Extracts of roots and leaves of the plant act as antibacterial and anti-fungal agent. It promotes health and vigour, improves voice, alleviates the three dosas vata, pitta and kapha. It also cures eye diseases, hematemesis, emaciation, cough, dyspnoea, fever and burning sensation