sarpagandha (English) [ IPA: [sarpagandha] ASM: সৰ্পগন্ধা]
Contributed by: Priyankoo (প্ৰিয়ংকু) on 2007-05-11
1. Plants(Common Noun) a medicinal plant found in the himalayan foothills. The leaves smell like garlic when crushed and known to have insect repellent properties. Used for treating dysentery, fevers, high blood pressure, hypochondria, insanity, insect stings, insomnia, painful bowel disorders, epilepsy and dyspepsia.