Name: Velvet Leaf
Biological Name: Cissampelos pareira
Other Names: Velvet Leaf, Laghu Pata, Jal Jamni, Patha, Harjori
Nepali Name: Batul Pate
This herb is found in Nepa, India and Sri Lanka.
Parts Used: Root, bark, leaves
diuretic, lithotriptic, stomachic, bitter tonic.
Decoction, powder, extract
No information about the safety of this herb is available.
Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.