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Scientific name of Blumea Plant: Blumea lacera
Name of Blumea Plant in different languages:
Sanskrit: कुकुंदर Kukundara, ताम्रचूड़ा Tamrachuda, म्रदु छड़ Mridu chhada
Malayalam: Kukkura-കുക്കുര, Rakkila
Tamil: Kattumullangi, Narakkarandai
Useful plant parts: Root
Blumea Plant is slender, annual herb, found as a weed in the roadsides, plane areas, etc., with a strong odour of turpentine or camphor, commonly grow up to 60 cm high; erect, branched, covered with hairs, often grey or silky; leaves are arranged alternate, petioled, obovate, margin toothed; heads in axillary cymes and terminal panicles,the flowers are yellow in along stamen.
Medicinal uses: To treat thread worms, bronchitis, blood related diseases, fevers, excess thirst,burning sensations, neuralgia, headache,cold and cough.
Medicinal properties: febrifuge, diuretic, anti-scorbutic, and anthelmintic.
Chemical contents: Beta-sitosterol, lupeol acetate, alpha-amyrin, flavones, stigmasterol, campesterol.