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370 LEPIDIUM SATIVUM

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Habitat ► Bhutan, Kumaon and Kashmir, at altitudes of 2,1003,900 m.

Action ► Plant—used in impetigo.

The herb, seeds and volatile oil exhibit properties similar to those of other Lepidium sp.

Aqueous extracts of the herb cause a brief drop in blood pressure and depress respiration in mice and rabbits.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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