Justica tranquebariensis Linn f

Family ► Acanthaceae.

Habitat ► Deccan, Mysore southwards.

Folk ► Sivanarvembu (Tamil Nadu).

Action ► Leaves—cooling, aperient; given for smallpox to children, bruised leaves applied to contusions.

The alcoholic extract of the aerial parts yielded several lignans, phy-tosterols, brassicasterol, campesterol, 7,22-ergostadienol, stigmasterol, sitosterol, spinasterol, 28-isofucostil and a sterol glucoside, beta-sitosterol-3-O-glucoside.

Justica vasculosa Wall. (Eastern Himalayas, Assam Khasi Hills) is also used for inflammations.

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