Indigofera pulchella

Roxb. in part.

328 Indigofera tinctoria Linn.

Family ► Fabaceae.

Habitat ► The hills in India.

Ayurvedic ► Nili (related species).

Siddha/Tamil ► Nirinji.

Action ► Root—used for cough. Powder of the root applied externally for muscular pain in chest.

Leaves and roots—used for swelling of the stomach.

The seeds contain crude protein 27.6, pentosans 8.9 and water soluble gum 12.8%.

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