Spilanthes clava DC

Family : Asteraceae

Local name :

Errect herb; leaves opposite, obovate-cordate, dentate; heads with long peduncle, yellow; achene obovate, brown.

Distribution : Common as weed and in shady waste places, roadsides and in agricultural fields.

Uses :  Shoots used in body ache and colic; inflorescence used in sore throat (pharyngitis).


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam