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NILGIRIANTHUS CILIATUS

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(Nees) Bremek.

Synonym ► Strobilanthes ciliatus Nees.

Family ► Acanthaceae.

Habitat ► Western Ghats from South Kanara to Travancore, in evergreen forests.

Ayurvedic ► Sahachara (pale-rose- flowered var. used in Kerala). (Sahachara is equated with Barleria prionitis in other regions.)

Siddha/Tamil ► Kurinji, Sinnangur- inji.

Action ► Used against neurological disorders, sciatica, glandular swellings and oedema.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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