- It is used in Ayurvedic formulation for chronic cough, sleeplessness,
epilepsy, hallucinations, anxiety etc.
- The herb induces a feeling of calm and peace, good sleep and a relief in anxiety, stresse, mental fatigue; producing a significant reduction in the level of anxiety, neuroticism; arising due to various levels of stress.
- The herb appears to produce its action by modulation of neurochemistry of the brain, hence It is used in several neurological conditions like Alzheimer,Epilepsy, Parkinsonism, and Schizophrenia.
Convolvulus pluricaulis is mainly grown in India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. It is
found everywhere in India in sandy and stony areas and prefers dry climate. The plant can be found in variety of places including sandy and rocky surfaces
particularly in North India. Meharauni and Lalitpur forest ranges are major Shankhpushpi growing areas in India.