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TRICHOLEPIS GLABERRIMA

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Family ► Compositae; Asteraceae.

Habitat ► Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Peninsular India.

Ayurvedic ► Brahmadandi.

Action ► Antiseptic (used in leucoderma), nervine tonic (used in seminal debility), urinary tract disinfectant. Root—bechic.

The plant contains betulin, spinas- terol, stigmasterol, stigma-7-enol and a triterpenoid—cycloart-23-en-3beta, 25-diol.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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