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Daucus carota(carrot)

Common Name: Carrot, Carrots, Queen Anne’s Lace, Wild Carrot, Shikha-mula.
Plant name: Daucus carota.
Chemical constituents: protein, fat, carbohydrate, fiber, ash, Ca, P, Fe, Vit. A, Vit. B1, niacin, and ascorbic acid. reports thiamine, riboflavin, and nicotinic acid  among the B vitamins. Vitamin C is in a protein-ascorbic acid complex. Vitamin D and E.

Uses:
As an effective oral contraceptive.
In the prevention of cancer, diabetes, dyspepsia, gout and heart disease.
 Used to treat tumors, cancerous ulcers, cancerous wounds, tumors of the testicles, mammary carcinoma and skin cancer.
Seeds are used as aromatic, carminative (flatus-relieving), emmenagogue (helping menstrustion) and stimulant.



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