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ACONITUM DEINORRHIZUM

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Family ► Ranunculaceae.

Habitat ► Alpine regions of Chat- tadhar and Bhalesh ranges of Bhadarwah district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ayurvedic ► Vatsanaabha (related sp.).

Folk ► Bashahr-Mohra, Dudhiyaa Bish, Safed Bikh.

Action ► Roots and leaves are used in rheumatism, rheumatic fever and acute headache.

The roots contain 0.9% total alkaloids, of which 0.51% is pseudoaconi- tine.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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