Chenopodium album L. 

Family : Chenopodiaceae

Local name : Jilmil-sak, Bhatuwa-sak (As.)

Suffructose annual herb; young parts covered with white tomentum; leaves alternate, large-petioled, rhomboid, deltoid, or lanceolate, acute or obtuse; flowers minute, in terminal or axillary spikes; seeds keeled.

Distribution :    Commonly occurring in cultivated lands as weed.

Uses : Leaves used in sinusitis and as vermicide.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam