Siddha Tamil Sittrapaladi

Action ► Plant—antispasmodic, bronchodilator, antiasthmat-ic (used in bronchial asthma), galactagogue (also used for spermatorrhoea). Root—used in amenorrhoea. Latex—used in ringworm, dandruff. Leaf, seed and latex—purgative. A decoction of the plant, with honey, is given to treat haematuria.

Aerial parts gave epitaraxerol, n-hexacosanol, euphorbol, two derivatives of deoxyphorbol-OAC, 24-meth-ylene cycloartenol and quercetin galactoside. Co-carcinogenic activity is due to phorbol derivatives. The plant exhibits antimicrobial activity due to alkaloids.

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