Botanical Name: Gossypium herbaceum
Common Name: Cotton Plant, Levant cotton
Part Used: Root, bark, fruit and seeds
Use in Ayurved: The root has emmenagogue property i.e ability to provoke menstruation. It is also useful in dysmenorrhoea which means painful periods which interferes with day to day activity. It is an aphrodisiac agent. It is also diuretic in nature.