English : Indian Spinach
Hindi : Poi, Poysaag, Bachloo
Sanskrit : Upodika, Potaki, Malva, Amritvallri
Marathi : Maayal, Mayalbhaji, Belbondi, Belgond
Gujarati : Pothini Bela, Poi
Bengali : Puinshak, Raktpoi
Latin : Basella Alba
Its nature is cool and taste is sweet, oily and bitter. Its shape is small. It causes loose motion, phlegm, gas, excessive urine. It is nutritive and cures many diseases as- burning sensation, asthma, loose motion, and cough, retention of urine, sperm with urine, bile disorder, chickenpox, pimples and boils. It increases power and sperm count. It provides coolness to the brain.