It is an annual medicinal herb with variable properties hot, pungent and bitter, antipyretic, good for bronchitis, diseases of the blood, fevers, thirst and burning sensations.
It is an annual herb with a strong odor. Branched & erect stem. Leaves are oblong or oblanceolate with serrated margins. The bright yellow flowering heads are about 8 mm across, borne on short axillary cymes, and collected in the terminal, spike-like panicles. The involucre-bracts are narrow and hairy.
The achenes are not ribbed, are somewhat 4 angled, and are smooth. The plant is astringent, stomachic, antispasmodic, antipyretic and diuretic; cures bronchitis, fevers and burning sensation. Leaf juice is anthelmintic, astringent, febrifuge, stimulant and diuretic; mixed with pepper, it is given in bleeding piles. Roots mixed with pepper are given in cholera and along with rhizomes of Cyperus rotundus given in dysentery.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
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