Bichho Buti – बिच्छू बूटी – Kaknasa – Martynia Annua


Martynia annua, also known as Devil’s Claw, has a number of vernacular names depending on the region and culture. Some of the common names for Martynia annua include:

  1. Devil’s Claw
  2. Proboscis Plant
  3. Elephant Foot
  4. Unna Boot
  5. Bish Boot
  6. Barbed Devil
  7. Hell Vine
  8. Stinger Plant
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Martynia annua (Bichu Fal), also known as the Devil’s Claw, is a plant species commonly found in tropical and subtropical regions. In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, the seeds of Martynia annua are used for various medicinal purposes.

The seeds of Martynia annua are considered to have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, and are used to treat conditions such as wounds, skin infections, and joint pain. They are also used to stimulate the appetite and improve digestion.

It’s important to note that while traditional Ayurvedic remedies have been used for centuries and have a long history of use, there is limited scientific evidence to support their efficacy and safety. If you are considering using Martynia annua seeds for their potential health benefits, it is always best to consult with a healthcare professional first to ensure that they are safe and appropriate for you.

cat’s claw, Martynia is a monotypic genus in the Martyniaceae family consisting of a single species, Martynia annua L., which is commonly known as cat’s claw, tiger’s claw, iceplant. or Devil’s claw


Vernacular name : Baghnakhi, Bichu, Mathajori (Hindi); Thaelkodukkukai, Kaakka mooku-chedi (Tamil); Thelu kondi kaya, Garuda mukku, Puligoru-chettu (Telugu); Vinchavi (Marathi); Angora, Baghanaki(Ori); Kakka-chundu, Pulinakham (Malayalam)
In addition to the traditional medicine applications, Artemisia species exhibit high food value since many of them are species used in culinary. The most extensive use of Artemisia species as food is found in the countries of Europe, Asia (Japan, Korea, China and India) as well as in North America.
The root contains a glycoside, asclepiadin, which is used as an emetic and purgative. 7. The juice of the whole plant is used to treat ringworm, sores, rashes, dermatitis etc.

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