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TARENNA ASIATICA

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(Linn.) Alston.

Synonym ► Webra corymbosa Willd.

Family ► Rubiaceae.

Habitat ► Peninsular region, ascending to an altitude of 1,000 m, and in Assam.

Folk ► Kuraa (Maharashtra).

Action ► Fruit—smashed and applied to boils to promote suppuration. Leaves— used in skin diseases.

Thewholeplant, including theroots, contained D-mannitol. The leaves contain a flavone, corymbosin.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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