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Botanical Name Smilax china
Family Smilacaceae
Origin Chopchini is believed to have originated in India.
Description Chopchini is a perennial climber that grows up to 5 meters in length. It has sharp thorns on the stem and branches. The leaves are ovate to lanceolate, dark green in color and have a glossy texture. The flowers are small, yellowish-green in color, and are borne in clusters. The fruit is a small berry that turns red when ripe.
Parts Used The roots of Chopchini are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The dose of Chopchini varies depending on the specific use and preparation.