Vahl.Synonym ► E. acaulis Lindau. Tubiflora acaulis Kuntze.Family ► Acanthaceae.Habitat ► The Deccan Peninsula, extending northwards to eastern Himalayas.Folk ► Patharchattaa, Dasmori. (Also known as Shat-muuli.)Action ► Leaves—decoction prescribed in fever, also in venereal diseases. Root—used in mammary tumours and abscesseses, pneumonia and infantile diarrhoea. Plant infusion is used as a cough remedy for infants.
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