Ainsliaea aptera DC. Family Compositae; Asteraceae.
Habitat The Himalayas from
Kashmir to Bhutan at altitudes of
2,400 m, extending to Khasi hills of
Folk Karui Buuti (Garhwal).
Action Powdered roots—used for quick relief from acute stomach ache; diuretic.
A related sp., A. tat ifolia Sch-Bip., is used as an adulterant to Podophytlum emodi.


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