Linn.Synonym ► P. heyneana Wall. ex W. & A.Family ► Polygalaceae.Habitat ► Throughout the Himalayas and Western Ghats.English ► Common Milkwort.Folk ► Negali, Meradu (var.).Action ► Leaves—used in spermatorrhoea. Root—a decoction is given as an expectorant in cold and cough and chronic chest diseases. (Used as a substitute for Senega.) Also used for inflammation of urinary bladder; externally for mammary abscesses and carbuncles.
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