Feb 12, 2014
255 Views
0 0

LILIUM TIGRINUM

Written by

Ker-Gawl.

Family ► Liliaceae.

Habitat ► Native to China and Japan; cultivated in Indian gardens.

English ► Tiger Lily, Crumple Lily.

Action ► Bulbs—used as a cardiac tonic. Flowers—used for ovarian neuralgia, also recommended in myoptic astigmia.

The bulbs of Lilium martagon Linn., Turk’s Cap Lily, also possesses cardio- tonic properties and are used in the treatment of dysmenorrhoea; externally for ulcers.

Folk ► Findora. Badai (Lushai).

Action ► Dried bulb scales— demulcent; used like salep in pectoral complaints.

Article Categories:
Indian Medicinal Plants

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *