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CTENOLEPIS CERASIFORMIS

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Naud.

Family ► Cucurbitaceae.

Habitat ► Wild on wastelands in Gujarat.

Ayurvedic ► Shankhini.

(Also equated with Corivolvulus arvenis L.)

Folk ► Aankha-phuutaa-mani (Gujarat).

Action ► Emetic, drastic purgative. Used for internal tumours and abscesses. (C.R.A.V.)

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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