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Urginea indica( Indian Squill)

Common Name: Indian Squill,Scilla indica Roxb., Drimia indica Jesso
Plant name: Urginea indica

Chemical constituents: bitter glucosidal substances Scillitoxin, Scillipicrin and Scillin. Other constituents are mucilaginous and saccharine matter, including a peculiar mucilaginous carbohydrate named Sinistrin, an Inulin-like substance. Calcium oxalate is also present.


Uses:
 In Arthritis , rheumatism, etc.
In  cutaneous, subcutaneous parasitic infection
Used treate cancer and tumours.
Also used in  dropsy, swellings, oedema, gout; heart; pulmonary troubles.

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