by; G. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Narasimhan, Centre for Floristic Research, Department of Botany, Madras Christian College, Tambaram. (0 ratings). Common Name: Spiderwort. Leucas cephalotes. Drawing of the plant. Photograph by: Kirtikar, K.R., Basu, B.D., Indian medicinal plants, Plates, vol. 4: t. Objective: Keeping this background in mind this study was carried out on the leaf of Leucas cephalotes, basically a folklore drug also used in Unani Medicine.

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Labellenic acid Octadeca — 5, 6-dienoic acid has been reported in seed oil. Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng.

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Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. For more details, pl. I will share my pics of the same from Panipat and Morni Hills. The flowering annual herb Leucas cephalotes is a common weed ce;halotes also has uses as an edible vegetable and herbal remedy.


It is cultivated itself for its medicinal uses and is readily available in markets. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.

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Medicinal weeds in groundnut fields of Chhattisgarh India. I hope Id is correct. Verticillasters cphalotes, globose, many flowered, to 5 cm in diam.

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Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Plant Wealth of the Lower Ganga Delta: Bracts numerous, imbricate, narrow, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, equalling calyces, ciliate on margins.

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Medicinal weeds in Kodomillet fields: Hedge Leucas capitata Desf. Quotation from this document should cite and acknowledge the contributor. Dronpushpi is valuable homoeopathic drug and as such is used for the treatment of chronic malaria and asthama Ghosh The juice extracted from leaves is used to cure skin problems.


User specific search options User. Login eFloras Home Help. They also wash their cattle and other domestic animals with this water. Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng. Plant is up to 1 m tall with hispid stems. Related Links opens in a new window Treatments in Other Floras www. Related observations Show all.

Stewart notes it cephaoltes a “common leucad weather field weed”.

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Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. In tribal regions of India, Dronpushpi is a valuable drug for snake bite.