गौडवास्तुकम्  - Chenopodium ambrosioides


Name - गौडवास्तुकम्

Botanical name - Chenopodium ambrosioides

Description - Aromatic, erect, much branched herbs. Leaves glandular. Flowers minute, in paniculate leafy spikes.

Chemical Constituents- Plant contains triterpene glycosides Chenopodosides A and B, essential oil containing mainly ascaridole and limonene. Roots and other parts contain saponin. Fruits contain flavonol glycosides, kaempferol, isorhamnetin, quercetin

Use - Oil used as an anthelmintic against any form of intestinal parasite including round worms, hook worms and intestinal amoebae

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