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POLYGONUM VIVIPARUM

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Family ► Polygonaceae.

Habitat ► The Himalayas from Kashmir to Sikkim at 3,3004,800 m.

English ► Viviparous Bistort.

Unani ► Anjabaar. (substitute).

Folk ► Billori, Maamekh (Punjab).

Action ► Rootstock—astringent, antidiarrhoeal, antileucorrhoeic, antiseptic, antiperiodic. Used in haemoptysis; also for gleet. A decoction is used as a gargle for sore throat and spungy gums, as a lotion for ulcers.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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