Synonym ► J. dolomiacea Boiss.
Family ► Compositae; Asteraceae.
Habitat ► The Himalayas from Kashmir to Kumaon.
Ayurvedic ► Jaatukanda, Gugguluka.
Action ► Roots—used as incense. Stimulant, given in colic, also in fever after child birth. Bruised roots are applied to eruptions.
The alcoholic extract of the root inhibits about 50% growth of NK65 strain of Plasmodium berghei at a dose of 2 g/kg per day in 4 days.
Synonym ► J. linifolia Vahl. J. fissendocarpa Haines.
Family ► Onagraceae.
Habitat ► Watery and swampy places in Bihar and Orissa and in some parts of South India.
Action ► See J. suffruticosa.
An infusion of the root is given in syphilis. The plant is employed in poultice for pimples.
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