Small Calthrops or Puncture vine or Land Caltrops

Botanical name - Tribulus terrestris
Family - Zygophyllaceae

A hairy herb growing close to the ground. For puerperal diseases (diseases occurring period between childbirth and return of womb to normal condition) leaf juice is given for promoting vaginal discharge. Leaf juice is used externally to cure ulcers. Infusion of fresh plant in water or milk has soothing effect on skin and mucous membrane.