Dianthus carophyllus Linn

Family ► Caryophyllaceae.

Habitat ► Kashmir; commonly grown in gardens, especially on the hills.

English ► Carnation, Clove Pink.

Action ► Flowers—diaphoretic, alexiteric, cardiac tonic. whole plant—vermifuge. Juice of plant—

Leaves contain glucoproteins.

A related species, Dicentra anatoli-cus Boiss, found in the Western Himalayas, is used as an antiperiodic in intermittent fevers.

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