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Botanical Name Trichosanthes dioica
Family Cucurbitaceae
Origin Patol is believed to have originated in India.
Description Patol is a climbing herb with a slender stem, large heart-shaped leaves, and yellow flowers. The fruit is elongated and cylindrical, with a hard outer shell and soft inner flesh.
Parts Used The fruit, leaves, and roots of Patol are used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Dose The recommended dose of Patol varies depending on the specific preparation and condition being treated.