- Botanical Name : Operculina Turpethum
- Family Name : Convolvulaceae
- Common Name : Indian Jalap, Turpeth, St. Thomas Lidpod
- Part Used : Roots
- Habitat : Throughout india upto 900 m, cultivated occasionally.
- Product offered : Roots
It has anthelmintic expectorant, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and purgative properties. It is one of the plants mentioned in the literature having claims of activity against liver disorders. It is anti inflammatory in action because of its hot potency. It is also used to relieve flatulence and colic.