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VERNONIA JAVANICA

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Synonym ► V. arborea Hook. f. non- Buch.-Ham.

Family ► Compositae; Asteraceae.

Habitat ► West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya and Western Ghats.

Siddha/Tamil ► Shutthi.

Action ► Bark—febrifuge. The bark is chewed as a substitute for betel leaves.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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