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XYRIS COMMPLANATA

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R. Br.

Synonym ► X. anceps HK. f.

Family ► Xyridaceae.

Habitat ► South India.

Folk ► Kochelachi-pullu (Kerala).

Action ► Herb—antiseptic. Bruised leaves and their juice, dried into powder and mixed with brandy, are used for ringworm, itches, leprosy and other skin diseases.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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