Croton tiglium L. 

Family : Euphorbiaceae

Local name : Koni-bih, Jaipal (As.)

Small evergreen tree; leaves alternate, oblong, serrate, young leaves brownish; fruits oblong, obtusely 3-lobed, almost glabrous, 5-seeded.

Distribution : Rare, occasionally grown.

Uses :  Shoots used in constipation and in painful inflammation in the fingers and toes under the nails.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam