Family ► Gramineae; Poaceae.
Habitat ► The Western Himalayas, Punjab and Upper Gangetic Plain.
English ► Darnel, Taumelloolch.
Ayurvedic ► Mochani.
Action ► Sedative.
The overground parts of the grass gave alkaloids—loline and perloline. The caryopses of the plant contain volatile alkaloids—N-acetylloline, N-formylloline and N-acetylnorloline.
Loline dihydrochloride did not show CNS toxicity.
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