Name - कङ्गुः

Botanical name - Setaria italica

Description - Tufted, erect herbs with fasciculate and jointed culms. Leaves flat, linear or lanceolate. Panicles erect or nodding, bearing 2 to 4 spikelets in each involucre.

Chemical Constituents- Leaves contain coumarin setarin.


Use - Plant used as a sedative to the gravid uterus. Grains used in pains after parturition. 

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