Bixa orellana L.

Family : Bixaceae

Local name : Sendur (As)

Evergreen shrub; leaves ovate, acuminate; flowers pinkish white in panicles; capsules brown, softly spiny; seeds with bright red waxy coating.

Distribution : Throughout the state.

Uses :  Leaves used in hypertension, used as diuretic, digestive stimulant and laxative.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam