गुन्द्रः  - Typha angustata


Name - गुन्द्रः

Botanical name - Typha angustata

Description - Marshy or aquatic herbs with creeping rhizome. Leaves distichous, large. Flowers minute, in terminal, cylindrical spikes. Fruit fusiform, dehiscing by an apical lid

Chemical Constituents- Pollen contains flavonoid glucoside, kaempferol-3-O-rutinoside, isorhamnetin-3-O-neohesperidoside, kaempferol- 3-O-rhamnosylglucoside. quercetin-3-O-neohesperidoside, typhaneoside. Leaves and flowers contain alkaloid. Inflorescence contains typhic acid. Seeds yield fatty oil

Use - Rhizome astringent and diuretic.

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