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Scientific name of Yellow thistle: Argemone mexicana
Name of Yellow thistle in different languages:-
English: Mexican poppy, Mexican prickly poppy, Flowering thistle
Sanskrit: sarshapa, katuka, sneha, bhutaghna
Hindi: सत्यानाशी Satyanashi
Malayalam: Erumakkalli-എരുമക്കള്ളി , Ponnumath-പൊന്നൂമത്ത്, Brahmarakshasa-ബ്രഹ്മരാക്ഷസ
Plant description of Yellow thistle
Useful plant parts: whole plant
Yellow thistle - Argemone mexicana is s flowering shrub with thorns, commonly in waste lands, branching, grows to 60 to 90 cm height and has yellow sap, leaves are thistle-like, flowers are bright yellow, big, occur in branch end with size up to 5 cm. The fruits are a capsule.
Medicinal uses: to treat migraine headaches, malaria, wound healer.
The chemical content: alkaloids, sanguinarine and dihydrosanguinarine.
How to prepare medicines: