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संस्कृत नाम- पर्पटः
Botanical name - Mollugo cerviana
Erect, slender, branched herbs. Leaves linear-spathulate, fascicled. Flowers greenish, in cymes. Capsule globose.
Plant contains flavone-c-glycoside orientin, vitexin.
Stomachic, aperient and antiseptic. Flower and tender shoots diaphoretic and febrifuge. Root boiled in oil for application in gout and rheumatism. It promotes flow of lochial discharges and is Used as a cure for gonorrhoea.