Folk Titalokiyaa, Tezhak.

Action Antiscorbutic, blood purifier, alterative, diuretic. Used for scurvy, scrofulous affections, swollen piles, lithiasis, skin diseases, burns, ulcers.

Viburnum coriaceum Blume. 701

The plant gave iridoid glycosides including aucubin; bitters and tannins. Aucubin has been reported to stimulate the uric acid secretion of the kidneys.
Vetiveria zizaniodes
(Linn.) Nash.
Synonym Andropogon muricatus Retz.
A. squarrosus Hook. f. (non L. f.).
Gram ineae; Poaceae.
Habitat A perennial grass, cultivated chiefly in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh., Punjab and the West Coast.
English Vetiver, Khas.
Ayurvedic Ushira, Bahu-muulaka,
Sugandhimuula, Jataamedaa,
Indragupta, Nalada, Laamajjaka,
Sevya, Samagandhaka, Jalavaasa,
Virana, Aadhya.
Unani Cuscus, Khas
Siddha Vettiver, Vilamichaver.
Action Root—infusion used as refrigerant, febrifuge, diaphoretic; stimulant, stomachic, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, astringent, blood purifier. Used in fevers, colic, flatulence, vomiting, spermatorrhoea and strangury. Root oil—used in obstinate vomiting, colic and flatulence.
The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India recommend the root in dysuria.
Major constituents of North Indian laevorotatory oil, (obtained from wild roots) are antipodal terpenoids, while those of South Indian dextrorotatory

oils (obtained from cultivated roots) are sesquiterpene ketones and alcohols.
The North India Khas oil contains large amounts of khusilal, other sesquiterpenes include khusol, khusimol, khusitone, cadinene and laevojuneol. The South Indian Khas oil constituents are largely nootkatone, vestipiranes and substances of tricyclic zizaane structure. Khusilal is absent in typical dextrorotatory Khas oils.
The oils from other producing countries are found to be dextrorotatory similar to that from South India.

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