English name – fineleaf fumitory, fine-leaved fumitory and Indian fumitory.
Tamil name- Tura
Telugu name- Parpatakamu, Chatarasi
Malayalam name – Parppadakam
Parpataka is an effective Ayurvedic herb used in fever, high Pitta conditions such as fever, gastritis, diarrhea, excessive thirst etc. Its famous herbal remedy – Shadanga Paneeya(drink made out of six herbs) is used in treating fever and associated thirst.