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CARUM BULBOCASTANUM

Written by

W. Koch.

Synonym ► Buniumpersicum (Boiss.) Fedts.

Family ► Umbelliferae; Apiaceae

Habitat ► Cultivated in the hills and plains of North India and in the hills of South India.

English ► Black Caraway.

Ayurvedic ► Krishna jiraka, Kaash- mira jirak.

Unani ► Jiraa Siyaah, Kamoon- armani.

Siddha/Tamil ► Shemai-shiragam, Pilappu-shiragam.

Action ► See C. carvi.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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