Oenanthe javanica Blume DC

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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