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LIRIODENDRON TULIPIFERA

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Family ► Magnoliaceae.

Habitat ► Native to North America; introduced into hill stations in India.

English ► Tulip tree.

Action ► Bark—antipyretic, diaphoretic; used in rheumatism, dyspepsia and as antimalarial.

The root contains an alkaloid tulip- iferin, traces of a glycoside, essential oil and tannin.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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