Plants twisted to the left or climb, from 1.5 to 5 m high. Leaves opposite. Androgynous flowers, short haired, yellow-green. Elongated fruit shape, with the base and narrow tip, with 5 ribs, dark brown.
Trigonelina, fatty oils, gums, and resins.
Typical properties of sweet and neutralize. Efficacy and tonika antelmintik.