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LASIA SPINOSA

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Synonym ► Lasia aculeata Linn.

Family ► Araceae.

Habitat ► Tropical Sikkim Himalayas, Assam, Bengal and Southwards to Sri Lanka.

Siddha ► Kantakachoramu, Mulasari (Telugu.)

Folk ► Kantakachu (Bengal), Kaantaasaru. Lakshmanaa and Indiver-kand are doubtful synonyms.

Action ► Plant—used for colic and intestinal diseases. Leaves—used for stomachache. Rootstock and fruits—for affections of the throat.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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