Clematis triloba B.Heyne ex Roth
Clematis heynei is a perennial climber with somewhat woody stems
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and tying material.
E. Asia - central and southwest India
In the Indian system of medicine ‘Ayurveda’ this plant is used to eliminate malarial fever and headache.
Roots are given orally for the secretion of bile. Traditional medicine practitioners prescribe the root decoction orally or small pieces placed in mouth in the treatment of bilious vomiting[
]. A decoction of the root with boiled rice water is given at night to children as an anthelmintic[
The leaf juice is used for treating boils, leprosy, blood diseases and cardiac disorders[
The leaf paste is applied externally for itches, in wounds and skin allergies[
The juice of the leaves, combined with that of the leaves of Holarrhena antidysenterica, is dropped into the eye for the
relief of pain in staphyloma; about 2 drops being used[
Flower juice applied externally for acne, black heads and black spots on face[
Clematis species has many different pharmacological effects such as antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antitumor, analgesic and diuretic functions[
The plant contains medicinally active triterpenoid saponins[
The plant has also been shown to be a rich source of anioxidant compounds[
The stems, or the fibres obtained from them, are used as a tying material[
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