Nigella sativa L. 

Family : Ranunculaceae

Local name : Kaljira (As.)

Annual erect herb; leaves alternate, bipinnate; flowers terminal peduncled; fruits capsule, dehiscing along ventral suture of free portion of individual carpels.

Distribution :    Occasionally cultivated.

Uses : Seeds used in intermittent fever.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam