Peristrophe bicalyculata (Retz.) Nees

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 3

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scientific name

Peristrophe bicalyculata (Retz.) Nees
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Peristrophe bicalyculata (Retz.) Nees 

Name.

English: panicled peristrophe.

Range.

Tropical Africa, Pakistan, India, Myanmar, Malaya, and Indo-China. In Myanmar, found in Bago.

Use.

Whole plant: Used as an antidote for snake-poison.

Note.

In India the whole plant, macerated in rice ( Oryza sativa  ), is used as an antidote to snake poison ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).