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DRACONTIUM POLYPHYLLUM

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Family ► Liliaceae.

Habitat ► Native to East Africa and Saudi Arabia.

English ► Dragon’s Blood.

Ayurvedic ► Khoonkharaabaa, Heeraadokhi.

Unani ► Dammul-Akhwain.

Family ► Araceae.

Habitat ► Maharashtra and Karnata- ka; cultivated in the South.

Siddha/Tamil ► Kattu Karunayikki- langu.

Folk ► Jangali Suuran.

Action ► Root—antidiarrhoeal, anti-inflammatory (prescribed for haemorrhoids), antispasmodic (used in asthma), emmenagogue, abortifacient.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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