Virgin’s Bower

Other names: Common viring’s bowe, traveler’s joy

Scientific name: Clematis virginia

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Bangladesh names: Chagalboti 

Arabic names:   ظيان (Dhiyaan)

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Family: Fabaceae

Approximate number of species known:

Common parts used: Leaf, flower

Collection: summer

Annual/Perennial: Perennial

Height: 10 to 20 feet

Actions: Diuretic, stimulant, sudoific, vesicant

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Traditional Use:

It has been used for headaches, and externally on sores and ulcers.1

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