Hindi - Bidhara, Samudrashosh, Ghavpatta, Ghavbel
Sanskrit - Vradhdaru, Samudrashosh, Chhagantri
Marathi - Samudrashok
Gujrati - Samdar shosh, Bardharo
Bengali - Bijtaarak
English - Elephant creeper
Latin - Argyreia speciosa
The root and wood of elephant creeper are smooth, bitter, pungent, spicy, sweet, hot, purgative and stimulant. Its use eliminates vatta and kapha. It use increases digestion power, nerve’s power and sperm count. It is used to reduce uterus swelling and is very beneficial in arthritis, ligament problems, indigestion, amoebic dysentery, piles, constipation, heart problems, cough, hoarseness, spermatorrhoea and tuberculosis. It checks brain disability, sperm disability and vatta disorders.