KITAMARI-ARISTOLOCHIA BRACTEATA-WORM-KILLER-AADU-THINNA-PALAI SEEDS Aristolochia bracteolata is a perennial, or rarely annual, mostly prostrate but occasionally climbing or suberect, unpleasantly smelling herb growing from 10 – 40 cm long.It belongs to the Aristolochiaceae family
Sans- Pattra-banga seeds; Dhumra-patra seeds ; Gridhrani seeds. Eng-Wormkiller seeds; Birthwort. Bom-Kidamari. Duk seeds. & Guj-gudhatee seeds.
Hind-Kiramar bheg. Can- Sanajali-hullu seeds. Mal-Atu-tinlap seeds; Atutintappala.Tam-Adu-thinna-palai seeds. Tel-Gudide Gaddithaigadapara;
Kadapara seeds; Gadathigadaparaku. Mab-Gandhani; Gaval. Uriya-Paniri.
USES: The leaves and seeds are used to rid the body of Guinea worm (a parasitic infection caused by a nematode Snacke-bite and to bites of poisonous insects as scropion ect). The word aadu theenda palai means a plant that goats will not eat, this plant is very toxic to goats and usually they never go near it but if they accidentally eat it, it is very toxic etc.