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POLYGALA CROTALARIOIDES

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Buch.-Ham. ex DC.

Family ► Polygalaceae.

Habitat ► Tropical Himalayas from Simla to Sikkim and the Khasi Hills.

Folk ► Lilakanthi, Lilakaathi. (Bihar). Maraad (var.).

Action ► Root—used for cough and pulmonary catarrh; chewed or ground and drunk with water to expel phlegm from the throat; provokes coughing.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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