Cardiospermum Halicacabum, known as the balloon plant or love in a puff, is a climbing plant widely distributed in tropical and subtropical Africa and Asia. It has been examined for antidiarrhoeal as well as homoeopathic medicina properties.
Plants belonging to both genus “Vinca ” and “Catharanthus ” are called periwinkle and they belong to dogbane family. Of all the varieties of periwinkle, rosy periwinkle madagascar periwinkle has got the most medicinal properties.
Mimosa pudica also commonly called as touch me not plant. It is sensitive plant in English and called as Thotta Chinnugi in Tamil. The plant is covered in thorns with beautiful pink flowers and small green leaves that closes or droops when touched.