English Name:- Large Caltrops.
Botanical Name:- Pedalium murex Linn.
Parts- Used:- Leaves and fruits.
Habit:- A small much branched and rough herb with scaly glands. Leaves opposite, fleshy, ovate-oblong, Crenate-serate. Flowers bright yellow, axillary solatory. Fruit-Capsule hard with horizontal spines from the four angles.
Chemical Constituents:- Fruits Contains:- Alkaloid, Fat, Resin.
Actions:- Oily, Anti-spasmodic, Diuretic, Tonic, Aphrodisiac, Rejuvenator, Stomachic.
Used In:- Gonorrhea, Arthritis, Burning during urination, Spermatorrhea, Disuria, Piles, Leucoderma.
Main usages Of Large Caltrops
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