Current Status Of Potentilla Fulgens In Kumaon Region

Habitat ► Temperate Himalaya from Himachal Pradesh to Sikkim and the hills of Assam at 1,200-4,350 m.

Premna herbacea Roxb. 515

Ayurvedic ► Bajradanti (Kumaon and Garhwal). Potentilla fulgens HK. is also equated with Bajradanti.

Action ► Rootstock—antidiar-rhoeal; used in tooth powders for strengthening gum and teeth.

Habitat ► The Himalayas from Kashmir to Kumaon.

Folk ► Ratanjot (substitute).

Action ► Rootstocks—depurative; ash, mixed with oil, is applied to burns.

Unani ► Baadiyaan-kohi, Karafs-e-kohi, Fitraasaaliyun (also equated with Petroselinum crispum Mill. Nym. ex auct. Kew.).

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