Impatiens balsamina L.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Local name : Dem-deoka (As.)
Erect, annual herb; leaves simple, lanceolate with serrate margins; flowers axillary, white or red with a long spur curving up; fruits woody capsules.
Distribution : Common as weed in vegetable gardens, also grown as ornamental plant.
Uses : Roots used in piles; leaves used in jaundice.
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