O. stolinifera Wall. ex
Family ► Apiaceae; Umbelliferae.
Habitat ► Marshy places and river banks in North India from Kashmir to Assam.
Folk ► Jateraa (Meghalaya); Pan-turasi (Bengal).
Action ► The plant extract showed strong antimutagenic and antitu-mour activity.
From the herb, beta-sitosteryl gluco-side, stigmasteryl glucoside, isorham-netin and hyperin were isolated. The fruit yield 1.5% of an essential oil, containing phellandrene and myristicin.
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