Habitat: Present in sub-himalayan tract and hills upto 1,200 m and in hotter parts of india
Product offered: Wholeplant
Uses: It is sweet, cooling, digestive, laxative, expectorant, diuretic, astringent, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, demulcent and. It is useful in gout, tuberculosis, ulcers, bleeding disorders, and worms. Decoction used in a toothache and tender gums. Demulcents of leaves are locally applied to boils and ulcers. Roots are prescribed in fever, chest affection and urethritis.