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NARAVELIA ZEYLANICA

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(Linn.) DC.

Family ► Ranunculaceae.

Habitat ► The tropical forests of eastern Himalayas, Assam, Bengal, Bihar, Deccan Peninsula.

Ayurvedic ► Dhanavalli (Kerala), Chhagul-bati (Bengal).

Siddha/Tamil ► Vathomkolli, Neen- davalli.

Action ► Astringent, antiinflammatory, vulnerary, anthelmintic. Used for colic, headache, inflammations, rheumatic pain, wounds and ulcers, intestinal worms, leprosy and skin diseases. Saps of stem—effective in onychia.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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