A climbing plant

Published:  12:00 AM, 26 August 2017

Dhudhiya/Euphorbia hirta

Dhudhiya/Euphorbia hirta

It is creeper type of plant of small size; it is seen in abandoned land, by the side of ponds, roads and walls, mixed up with grass and other plants. Through they grow throughout the year they thrive specially during the rains. It has small, round, reddish green flowers which blossom more or less all through the year.

On its green leaves one sometimes finds brown splotches. Dhudhiya can be seen in all parts of Bangladesh. It has certain medicinal qualities. It is useful in treatment of asthma, cold and dysentery.

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