Country mallow is a perennial herb. Stems, stout, branched, 1-2 m tall, pubescent. Leaves, cordate, dentate. Flowers, yellow in color, peduncle jointed above the middle. Fruits, capsule, densely pubescent, with conspicuous and horizontally spreading beaks. Propagated by seeds. Distribution: Commonly found in upland fields, wastelands and roadsides.
Abutilon Indicum Medicinal Uses
Atibala is considered balya in Ayurveda, which means that it increases strength, vigor and vitality. It is used in facial paralysis and joint disorders. It is also indicated as a uterine tonic as well as an aphrodisiac.