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Choti Kandush.

Tylophora hirsuta (Wall.) Wight.
Synonym:
Tylophora jacquemontii Decne.
Plant Family:
Asclepiadaceae.
Habit & Habitat:
A twining herb up to 1 m tall, found in sub-tropical zone.
Plant Description:
Leaves simple, ovate-lanceolate. Inflorescence in umbelloid clusters. Calyx lobes lanceolate, hirsute. Corolla lobes ovate. Fruit a follicle tapering at one end. Seed dark brown.
Flowering and Fruiting:
May-July.
Harvesting Time:
June-September.
Medicinal Value:
Its active compounds are tylophorine,tylophorinine which are used for treatment of asthma.It has many side effects must be used carefully.[12]
Part Used:
Root.
Occurrence:
Common.
Future Perspective:
Conservation, Cultivation,Chemical analysis, Herbal Pharmacy, Allopathic Pharmacy.
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