Synonym: Muktajhuri, Swetbasanta, Indian Nettle, Indian Acalypha, three-seeded mercury
Species: A. indica
Botanical name: Acalypha indica L.
Medicinal name: Acalypha indica
Parts: Plant, Leaf, Root
Habitat: tropical Africa and South Africa, in India and Sri Lanka, as well as in Yemen and Pakistan.
- One simple herb that is used for treating diseases
- The leaves are serrated at edges and look deep green oval to round in shape.
- The root spreads wide and do not go deep which makes it easy to pull it out.
- Weed grows fast after rains and finishes its lifecycle before the hot April and May.