Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. 

Family : Lamiaceae

Local name : Tokmah (As.)

Hairy undershrub; stem obtusely quadrangular, aromatic; leaves ovate, ovate-elliptic, acute, obtuse or mucronate, base narrowed, cuneate, hairy; flowers blue with spiny lobes; seeds mucilaginous when ripe.

Distribution : Sporadic throughout the state.

Uses : Seeds used in boils, piles.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam