Zanthoxylum nitidum (Roxb.) DC.

Family : Rutaceae

Local name : Tezmui, Tezmuri, Tezamaya (As.)

Scandent shrub with recurved prickles; leaves imparipinnate; leaflets opposite, elliptic or ovate; flowers dull white in axillary, fasciculated cymes; follicles subglobose.

Distribution :    Sporadic throughout the state.

Uses :  Roots used in asthma and rheumatism; stem used in pyorrhea and to control labour pain and easy child birth.



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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam