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HAPLANTHUS VERTICILLATUS

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(Roxb.) Nees.

Family ► Acanthaceae.

Habitat ► Hills of Deccan Peninsula and parts of western and central India.

Folk ► Kaalaa-Kirayaat (Maharashtra).

Action ► Febrifuge, bitter tonic.

A closely related species, Haplan- thus tentaculatus Nees, is also known as Kaalaa-Kiryaat. The herb is given in fever.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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