Launaea mucronata

(Forsk.) Muschler.

Synonym ► L. chondrilloides Hook. f.

Family ► Compositae; Asteraceae.

Habitat ► Western India, Punjab and Sind.

Action ► Plant—galactagogue. A decoction is administered in constipation.

Family ► Compositae; Asteraceae.

Habitat ► Sandy coasts of India.

Ayurvedic ► Gojihvaa, Golomikaa. (Gaozabaan, used in Unani medicine, is equated with Bor-aginaceae sp.)

Folk ► Vana-gobhi; Paathri (Maharashtra).

Action ► Plant—galactagogue, soporific, diuretic, aperient.

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