Cassia tora L. 

Family : Caesalpiniaceae

Local name : Medeluwa (As.)

Erect, foetid herb; leaves paripinnate; leaflets 3 pairs, ovate to ovate-oblong, upper ones larger than lower ones; flowers yellow; pods apiculate, sub-tetragonal.

Distribution :    Common along roadsides and waste lands.

Uses : Roots used as diuretic.

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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam