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LITSEA STOCKSII

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Family ► Lauraceae.

Habitat ► The hills of western Deccan Peninsula.

Folk ► Pisi, Posha (Maharashtra).

Action ► Leaves—an infusion is given in irritation of bladder and urethra.

The seeds yield a fat consisting mostly of lauric acid with a small amount of oleic acid.

The leaves are mucilaginous.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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