RUBIA CORDIFOLIA (Indian Madder)
USE : Dried root was much used in dropsy, paralysis, jaundice, amenorrhoea and visceral obstructions.
The species are : (i) Rubia cordifolia (Indain madder) (ii) Rubia akane (Asian maddeer) (iii) Rubia tinctorum (European or african madde3r) it yields a dye. It is a very good drug for skin diseases.
Tincture of Rubia cordifolia is used in Homeopathy.