Botanical Name : Hemidesmus Indicus
English Name : Indian Sarsaparilla
Tamil Name : Nannari , Sugandipala
Hindi Name : Anantamul
Malayalam Name : Narunenti
Telugu Name : Suganda Pala
Sarsaparilla is a plant of the Smilax species. Sarsaparilla is a woody vine that produces small flowers and either red, black, or blue berry like fruit. Sarsaparilla fruit was once used to make popular sarsaparilla soft drinks, which has a taste similar to root beer. Sarsaparilla has also been used by herbalists in traditional medicine for hundreds of years because of its medicinal properties.