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CASSIA OBTUSIFOLIA

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Family ► Calsalpiniaceae.

Habitat ► From Jammu and Himachal Pradesh to West Bengal, also in central and western India, up to an altitude of 1,200 m.

Ayurvedic ► Chakramarda, Prapun- naada.

Folk ► Chakondaa, Chakwar, Pumariaa.

Action ► Pods—Antidysenteric, antibacterial, antifungal. Seeds— used for ringworm and skin diseases also for cough, cold, asthma, and as a mild purgative in liver complaints.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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