Action ► Flowers—pounded with milk, for whooping cough. Bark—a decoction for anaemia and general debility. Fruit and root—given to females when urine is highly coloured. The leaves contain ixoral and beta-sitosterol. Leaves and flowers gave
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flavonoids—rutin and kaempferol-3-rutinoside; stems gave a flavone glycoside, chrysin 5-O-beta-D-xylopyranoside. The aerial parts contain 6,7-dimethoxycoumarin. The seed oil gave capric, lauric, myristic, palmitic, stearic, arachidic, behenic, oleic and linoleic acids.
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