Saussurea lappa (Decne) Sch.-Bip.

Nota de alcance (en)


Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Garhwal at 2,500 – 3,000 m; cultivated in Kashmir and neighbouring regions.


Root—antispasmodic, expectorant, carminative, astringent, antiseptic. An ingredient of prescriptions for dyspepsia, asthma, cough, chronic rheumatism, skin diseases. Applied locally to wounds and ulcerations. Powdered root, mixed with mustard oil, is applied to scalp in prurigo.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 587.

Saussurea lappa (Decne) Sch.-Bip.
Término aceptado: 24-May-2021