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Scientific name of Camel Thorn: Alhagi pseudalhagi / Alhagi maurorum
Name of Camel Thorn in different languages:-
English: Persian Manna Plant, Moor's Alhagi
Sanskrit: Yawasa, Yavasaka, Duralabha
Tamil: Punaikanjuri, Kanchori
Malayalam: Ottakamullu- ഒട്ടകമുള്ള്, Yasasharkkara- യാസശർക്കര
It is a perennial plant, grow up to 1 meter, branches thin, spiny bush, pale green, Leaves are oblong, obtuse, size 1.25 to 3.25 cm long, the flowers are red, born in axillaries racemes at the branch apex, roots are in rhizome system which may lengthen up to six feet into the soil.
Useful plant parts: whole plant, Leaves, seeds, roots
Medicinal uses: To treat asthma, Fever, haemorrhoids, head-ache, Rheumatism, bleeding piles
Chemical contents: Flavonoids, glycosides isorhamnetin, chrysoeriol, kaempferol, and isorhamnetin.
Medicinal properties: antibilious, laxative, diuretic and antiseptic