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Title: Leucas biflora (Vahl) R. Br.( Lamiaceae ): A new distributional record and its less known ethno-medicinal usage from Tripura
Authors: Majumdar, Koushik
Datta, BK
Keywords: Leucas biflora (Vahl) R. Br.
Ethno- medicinal usage
New record
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A01D 1/01, A01D 1/04, A01D 1/21, A01D 1/23, A01D 1/24, A01D 1/41, A01D 3/00, A01D 20/34, A01D 12/18
Abstract: The present communication is providing the additional distributional record of Leucas biflora (Vahl) R. Br. (Lamiaceae), a less known ethno-medicinal plant has been collected from West Tripura in course of ethnobotanical studies during 2007-2008. The species is not so far reported from Tripura. It has several ethno-medicinal values and is well known as Khomosa to most of the local traditional healers (Ochai). Tripuri community used the leaf decoction of this procumbent herb as eye drop for relief and cure from conjunctivitis, to stop nosebleed and white discharge.
Page(s): 575-577
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]

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