Botanical Name: Leptadenia reticulata
Common Name: Jeevanti
Part Used: Root
Use in Ayurved: Jeevanti possesses the potent lactogenic, anabolic and galactogogue effect. L. reticulata is also used as supplement in drugs to improve the lactations in women. Stigmasterol is an active constituent of Jeevanti which possess lactogenic properties. It is also effective in treating threatened and recurrent abortion. It gives general strength to the body. Charakacharya used Jeevanti used as an important Rasayana. It is also known to be Shreshth Shak as it is considered very nutritive saag.