Plumbago zeylanica L.

Family : Plumbaginaceae

Local name : Agyachit (As.)

Rambling perennial herb; stem striate, glabrous; leaves shortly petioled, alternate, ovate, acute, entire, thin, glabrous, often glaucous beneath, suddenly narrowed at the base; flowers in long spike like racemes, white, lobes apiculate.

Distribution : Wild, not common, grown by local medicinemen.

Uses :  Roots used in epistaxis, spermatorrhoea and liver disorder.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam