Saponaria vaccaria Linn.

Nota de alcance (en)


Throughout India as a weed of cultivated fields of wheat and barley. Also cultivated in gardens for ornament.


See S. officinalis. The mucilaginous sap of the plant is febrifugal and used in chronic fevers. It is a mild depurative and used in the treatment of furuncles and scabies.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 583.

Saponaria vaccaria Linn.
Término aceptado: 21-May-2021