Urdu: Aak, Aakh Madar
Hindi: Aak
Bangali: Aakanda
Latin: Calotropis

Swallow-wort is a famous plant that is found almost every where in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh. It can also be found in some countries of Africa. This plant is of two kinds. Plant that has red flowers is accessible easily but the plant that has white flowers is rare. The height of this plant is four to six feet. This plant has milk which is known as swallow-wort-milk. There is soft cotton in it's flowers.