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Botanical name : Euphorbia prostrata

Synonym : Tithyaralus prostratus

Pashto name : Piawara

English name : Prostrata sandmat

Family : Euphorbiaeae

Vegetative character : Plant is an annual prostrate herb having advantacous roots

stem. With white latex, leaves, opposite stipulate and
petiolate inflorescence is a cyathium flowers are unisexual
fruit is a three lobed capsule.

Parts used : Whole plant

Ethno medicinal uses : Plant has antibacterial activity and inhibitory effect against
HIV protease and hepatitis C virus protease.