गाजरम् - Daucus carota


Name - गृञ्जनं

Botanical name - Daucus carota

Description - Hairy tuberous herbs with pinnatisect leaves. Flowers white, in umbels. Fruits bristly

Chemical Constituents- Fruits contain volatile oil. Essential oil contains (+)daucene and other sesquiterpene like alpha-pinene, nopinene, sabineene, dipentene, p-thymol, linalool, geraniol, hergamotrin, Beta-bisabolene, etc. Seeds contain daucol

Use - Infusion of roots considered diuretic, deobstruent and stimulant

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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