Velpenella is an annual herb common throughout the lowlands and tropics.
It was largely used by the Sinhalese settlers to relieve pain caused by sprains and bruises in the joints. Roots and leaves are widely used in medicine. For bleeding, a decoction of Velpenella root is given half a tablespoon twice a day. Leaves are used for rheumatism, neuralgia, hemorrhoids and chronic bronchitis. Leaf juice is put into ear for earache. Equal parts of Hinkumbuk (Terminalia arjuna), Acorus Calanus (Acorus Calanus) root bark, vine penal leaves are pounded into a paste with milk. Good for a better married life
Vine leaves are widely used as a herbal medicine in Ayurveda. It is used to increase male sperm count or sperm motility. It is also used for back pain, joint pain and general body aches. Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are vascular structures in the rectum. In their normal state, they are cushions that aid in bowel control. When they become swollen or inflamed, they become a disease. According to the Sinhalese Aruveka system, crushed wild panala with kohila root and lunu (small onion) and consumed daily in the morning is a very good treatment for hemorrhoids.