Sambucus ebulus Linn

Family ► Labiatae; Lamiaceae.

Habitat ► Native of Baluchistan. (Used in Unani medicine.)

Unani ► Kanochaa, Marv. Seeds— Tukhm Kanochaa, Tukhm Marv. (National Formulary of Unani Medicine equated Kanochaa with Phyllanthus maderaspatensis Linn.)

Action ► Used for colic and as an intestinal tonic, deobstruent and disinfectant. Roasted or processed seeds are prescribed in diarrhoea and dysentery.

Family ► Caprifoliaceae.

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