English Name :- Lyrisp
Botanical Name :- Coleus aromaticus
Family :- LABIATAE
Parts - Used:- Roots and Tender twigs
Habit :- A small perennial hairy herb about 1-3 feet high with thick and fleshy leaves, aromatic flowers light purple
Taste :- Bitter
Chemical Constituents :- Leaves Contains: Diterpene, Methylene-quinone, Couleon, Cyclobita tucin, Roots contains: Naphtho pyrone (Rocetin) and Dialdehyd, A volatile oil carvacrol is also found
Cardiovascular ailment, Heart troubles, Lowering blood pressure, Lymphcaytic leukemia; Extract of aerial parts: is spasmolytic, Extarct of roots: Hypotensive. Leaves: Useful in polyuria, Thirst, flatulence, colic, Asthma, chronic cough, Epilepsy & urinary troubles.
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