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PLESMONIUM MARGARITIFERUM

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Family ► Araceae.

Habitat ► Bengal, Chhota Nagpur, Ranchi, Purnea, Vishakhapatnam and Tamil Nadu.

Ayurvedic ► Vajrakanda.

Folk ► Kharhar (Uttar Pradesh).

Action ► Anti-inflammatory (well- ground tubers are rubbed on swellings of the extremities). Seeds—externally applied to bruises. The tubers are poisonous (can be eaten after several boilings).

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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