English Name :- Ferula Foetida Regd Syn
Botanical Name :- Ferula foetida.
Family :- UMBELLLIFERAE
Parts - Used:- Gum-Resin
Habit :- A small shrubby tree 5-9 feet high, leaves hairy, ovate, decurrent, multfid, 1-2 feet long, flowers in terminal umbel of yellow colour.
Taste :- Bitter-Acrid
Chemical Constituents :- Resin- Gum contains: Volatile oil which contains: Terpenes, Disulphide; Resin which contains: Asaresinotannol, Asaresinol ferulic acid ester, Free ferulic acid, Gum.
Colic, Cholera, Malarial fever, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Nervous disorder of Hysteria, Cough, Flatulance, Anthelmintic (Round worms) Nervine stimulant.
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