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ORTHOSIPHON TOMENTOSUS

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Benth. var. glabratus Hook. f.

Synonym ► O. glabratus Benth.

Family ► Labiatae; Lamiaceae.

Habitat ► Orissa, Gujarat, South India, ascending up to 1,000 m in the hills.

Ayurvedic ► Prataanikaa (non- classical).

Folk ► Tulasi (var.), Kattu-thrithava (Kerala).

Action ► Plant—a decoction is given in diarrhoea. Leaves—applied externally to cuts and wounds.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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