Artocarpus integrifolia Linn. f. 65

Action Leaf—haemostatic. Essential oil—antibacterial, antifungal (in 1:1000 dilution).
The major components of the essential oil from leaves and flowering tops are aipha-terpinene, thujyl alcohol, terpenyl acetate, nerol, phellandrene, cineol, neral, thujyl acetate, beta-thuj one and artemisol.
Related sp., known as Gangaa Tulasi,
are Artemisia lacrorum Ledeb. and A. parvflora Wight.
Artemisia vulgaris Linn. var. nilagirica Clarke.
Synonym
A. nilagirica (Clarke) Pamp.
     Family Compositae; Asteraceae.
Habitat The hilly regions of India, also in Mount Abu in Rajasthan, in western Ghats, and from Konkan southward to Kerala.
English Indian Wormwood, Fleabane, Dungwort, Mugwort, Wild Wormwood.
Ayurvedic Damanaka, Pushpachaamara, Gandhotkata. (Related sp.:
A. siversiana Ehrh. ex Wild.)
Unani Afsanteen-e-Hindi. (National Formularly of Unani Medicine clubbed it with Baranjaasif.)
Siddha/Tamil Maasipattiri. Folk Daunaa, Damanaa.
Action Leaf—emmenagogue, menstrual regulator, nervine, stomachic (in anorexia and dyspepsia), anthelmintic, choleretic, diaphoretic.

An infusion of flower tops is administered in nervous and spasmodic
affections. The herb is also used as an antiithic. Oil from leaves— antibacterial, antifungal in 1:1000 dilution.
Key
application As emmenagogue. (The British Herbal Pharmacopoeia.)
The plant yields about 0.34% of an essential oil. Plants at lower altitude had more percentage of cineol, thujone, thujyl and citral, whereas from higher altitude terpenes are in higher percentage. The highest amount of cineol was reported to be 30%.
The plant is also used as an inferior substitute for cinchona in fevers.
Artocarpus integrifolia Linn. f. Synonym A. heterophyllus Lam.      Family Moraceae.
Habitat Cultivated throughout the hotter parts of India.
English Jackfruit, Jack tree.
Ayurvedic Panasa, Kantakiphala, Ativrihatphala, Aamaashayaphala.

Siddha/Tamil Murasabalam.

Folk Katahal, Phanasa.

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