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Gynura cusimbua Cassini

Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Subshrub

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Moore.

Tribal Name: Ognishika (Tripura).

Description of the Plant:

Perennials, subshrubs, vines. Stems usually 1, weakly erect, spreading, or clambering (branched). Leaves, alternate, petiolate or sessile, blades pinnately nerved. Flower inflorescences. Occasionally found in marginal land.

Mode of Uses:

Extract prepared from root is taken two or three tea spoonfuls twice daily until cured from antifertility and child abortion before delivery (Tripura).

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar and sylhet, in fallow lands.

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