Herb latin name: Marsdenia roylei
Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)
Medicinal use of Marsdenia roylei:The juice of the stem is used in the treatment of gastric troubles and peptic ulcers.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Climbing on shrubs at altitudes of 900 - 2400 metres from Pakistan to Arunachal Pradesh.
Other uses of Marsdenia roylei:A silky-white strong fibre is obtained from the stems. It is used for making ropes etc.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow early spring in a greenhouse. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle and grow them on for at least their first winter in the greenhouse. Plant them out in early summer and give hem some protection from winter cold for at least their first winter outdoors. Cuttings. Layering.
Cultivation of Marsdenia roylei:Climbing on shrubs at altitudes of 900 - 2400 metres from Pakistan to Arunachal Pradesh.
Known hazards of Marsdenia roylei:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.