काकॊदुंबरिका - Ficus hispida

 

Name - काकॊदुंबरिका

Botanical name - Ficus hispida

Description - Hispid shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite. Figs clustered on the tubercles of stem or in racemes

Chemical Constituents- Bark contains tannin, wax, caoutchouc and glucoside principle. Leaves contain phenanthroindolizidine alkaloids, oleanolic acid.

Use - Fruits used as tonic, galactogogue and emetic.

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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