Latin name: Boerhaavia diffusa Linn., Boerhaavia repens Linn. (Nyctaginaceae)
Sanskrit/Indian name: Punarnava, Shothagni Rakta punarnava, Lal Punarnava, Santh
Punarnava is helpful to fight against joint pains and oedema.
Several skin diseases can be cured by applying root paste of Punarnava.
Punarnava promotes balanced fluid levels in the tissues and the aids in healthy flow of urine.