Allium cepa L.

Family : Liliaceae

Local name : Piaj

Erect bulbous perennial herb; leaves linear, whorled, base forming pseudostem; flowers white, in umbel, fruits small capsule.

Distribution :    Cultivated as winter crop.

Uses :  Tuber used on boils and pimples.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam