Withering light, Slithering drops, Drooping bine

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Butterfly Pea / Clitoria Ternatea

Neela Sanghupushpam. A flower unique in color and flavor. A creeper that can creep over neighbors and diminish their presence.
  • Its roots can fix nitrogen and improve soil quality
  • Used as a memory enhancer, nootropic, antistress, anxiolytic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, tranquilizing and sedative agent in traditional ayurvedic medicine
  • Flower is named after human female pudenda for its similarity in shape.  Latin name of the genus “Clitoria”, from “clitoris”. (Synonyms: Clitoris principissae.)
 

 

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