Synonym ► L. polyantha Juss.
Family ► Lauraceae.
Habitat ► Assam and Eastern Himalayas, also Tamil Nadu.
Siddha/Tamil ► Maidalagadil, Picin-pattai.
Action ► Bark—stimulant, astringent, spasmolytic, stomachic, antidiarrhoeal. Root—applied externally for pains, bruises and contusions.
The bark contains beta-sitosterol and an aporphine alkaloid, actino-daphnine.
Lobelia inflata Linn.
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