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BLEPHARIS LINARIAEFOLIA

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Synonym ► B. sindica T. Anders.

Family ► Acanthaceae.

Habitat ► Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat.

Ayurvedic ► Ushtrakaandi, Utangan (var.).

Folk ► Utangana (Sindh). Asad.

Action ► Seeds, boiled in milk, are taken as an invigorating tonic.

Blepharis molluginifolia Pers., used for urinary discharges, is also equated with Utangana.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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