Ecbolium linneanum Kurz.

Synonym E. viride (Forsk.)

Alston. Justica ecboliurn Linn.

Family Acanthaceae.

Habitat Northeastern Peninsular India.

English Blue Fox Tail Nail Dye. Siddha/Tamil Nilambari.

Action Plant—used in gout and dysuria; decoction of leaves for

stricture. Roots—given in jaundice, menorrhagia and rheumatism.

The leaves, flowers and roots yield orientin, vitexin and their isoflavones.

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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