English :Common grape vine/Wine grape
Species :vinifera Linn.
Habit :Deciduous tendril climber
Parts Used :Root, Fruit, Leaf, Flower
Mode of Preparation :Fruit crushed & squeezed for juice. Root crushed & squeezed for juice. Leafy young branch crushed for paste/ juice. Leaves cut and soaked in water for infusion.
Mode of use :Fresh, Local Application
Ingredients :Fruits are rich in vitamins. The leaves contain thiamine, niacin, biotin, tocopherol, hexokinase, catalase and ascorbic acid.
Ailment Treated:Fruit juice is nutritive, appetizerand laxative. Root juice is diuretic, blood purifer, used in eye diseases. Leafy shoot paste / sap is used in skin affections. Leaf infusion is used to check excessive bleeding. Flowers are expectorant, emmeagogue and haematinic.
Source:Cultivated in garden yards.