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  1. I believe this one is Phyla nodiflora, it was a weedy but nonetheless, the frog fruit, sawtooth fogfruit, or turkey tangle, is an ornamental plant in the Verbenaceae family, and is native to South America and the United States.


    Phyla nodiflora is the important member of the family verbenaceae showing a variety of medicinal uses. It can be the source of the indigenous medicine. The plant contains a variety of constituents such as triterpenoids, flavonoids, phenols, steroids, and many others. Among these flavonoids were the most commonly found. The essential oil is quite rich in β-caryophyllene


    - Hepatoprotective and Antioxidant potential

    - Anti-inflammatory

    -Antidiabetic and Hypolipidaemic

    - Antitumor activity

    - Anti-diuretic activity


    Phyla is used as the traditional medicine for the treatment of various skin diseases


    Common names in India include bukkan (Hindi), ratolia, vakkan (Marathi), podutalai (Tamil), vasir, and vasuka (Sanskrit). It is used medicinally to treat suppuration, common colds, and lithiasis


    Edible parts of Frogfruit: Leaves. The fresh leaves are used as a tea substitute.

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