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AMBERBOA DIVARICATA

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Kuntze

Synonym ► Volutarella divaricata Benth. and Hook. F.

Family ► Compositae; Asteraceae.

Habitat ► Distributed in the Mediterranean region, extending to Central Asia and India.

Ayurvedic ► Brahmadandi (Tri- cholepis glaberrima DC. of the same family is also equated with Brahmadandi.)

Unani ► Baadaavard.

Action ► Deobstruent, aperient, febrifuge, nervine (used in debility), antiseptic (used in leucoderma).

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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