Monday, March 16, 2009

Euphorbia dracunculoides Lam.

Family : Euphorbiaceae

A much branched annual, 12-18 in. high, with sessile, linear-lanceolate leaves; capsules 3-4 mm. in diam. containing ellipsoid seeds, 3 mm. long.

Parts Used : Leaves

Active Ingredients
Sitosterol, myristic, palmitic, stearic, arachidic, behenic, linolenic, linoleic, and oleic acid (oil); kaempferol, quercetin, quercetin-3-O-ß-D-glucopyranosyl (1-4)-O-a-L-rhamno-pyranoside.

Medicinal Use
For removing warts (capsules)


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