Occurs throughout the plains of India.1 It is common in planes and grows as a weed in gardens especially in Bangalore Pachmarhi, up to 210m.
The plant contains kaempferol.The leaves and twigs contain acalyphamide and other amides, quinone, sterols, cyanogenic glycoside.1
TCM Formulas in which it is included:
It comes by many names in the Indian peninsula. In siddha Tamil is called Kuppaimeni. In the various folk dialects it is called Khokli, Kuppi Aamaabhaaji.
1.Khare CP. Indian Medicinal Plants. Springer Science & Business Media; 2008.