Coriandrum sativum L.

Family : Apiaceae

Local name : Dhania, Memedhu (As.)

Annual herb; stem feeble, smooth, light green; leaves compound, thin, alternate and easily breakable; fruits spherical with longitudinal ridges.

Distribution : Cultivated throughout the state as winter crop.

Uses : Seeds used in epilepsy and spleenomegaly.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam