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GNAPHALIUM LUTEO-ALBUM

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Family ► Asteraceae.

Habitat ► Throughout India, ascending up to 3,350 m in the Himalayas.

English ► Jersey Cudweed, Cotton Weed, Cat’s Foot, Everlasting Flower.

Folk ► Bal-raksha.

Action ► Leaves—astringent, haemostatic, vulnerary. The tomentum is applied as counter- irritant in gout, also used as tinder.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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