The plant is full of thorns, including the leaves. It is important to remove these thorns before cooking as the thorns are considered to be mildly toxic. The herb can be stored in powdered form by drying the leaves under shade and making a powder out of it. It is used to treat fever and common cold.It is found in India and some tropical countries
மேற்கண்ட கற்பக முறைப்படி தூதுவளையை உண்டு வந்தால் நீண்ட ஆயுளைப் பெறலாம்.