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POTHOS SCANDENS

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Family ► Araceae.

Habitat ► Cultivated as an ornamental. Found in Bihar, North Bengal, Orissa, Western Ghats and Southwards.

Siddha/Tamil ► Aanaparuga.

Action ► Leaves—anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antimicrobial. Applied to smallpox pustules. Root—bruised and fried in oil, applied to abscesses.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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