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Parent Category: Sanskrit Names of Medicinal Plants
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Name - नागदमनी

Botanical name - Ruta graveolens

 

 

Description - This is the herb of Ruta graveolens Linn. of the family Rutaceae.

Chemical Constituents- It contains glucoside Rutin, and essential oil. Rutin is well known in restoring capillary fragility to normal and preventing capillary hemorrhage.

 

Use - It is stimulant, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, irritant and abortifacient. It is used in the treatment of rheumatism, hysteria, worms, colic and atonic amenorrhoea and menorrhagia.