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RUBUS ELLIPTICUS

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Family ► Rosaceae.

Habitat ► Punjab to Assam, extending southwards into the Western Ghats and Deccan.

English ► Gach Strawberry.

Folk ► Hinsaalu, Anchhu. Gouri-phal (Kashmir), Tolu, Aselu (Nepal).

Action ► Root and young stem— administered in colic pain.

Extract of the leaves showed anti- convulsant activity against electrical- induced convulsions, potentiated hypnotic effect of pentobarbitone sodium and had positive inotropic and chronotropic effects. (Compendium of Indian Medicinal Plants, Vol. 5.)

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