Urginea indica

Nota de alcance (en)


Western Himalayas, Bihar, Konkan and along the Coromandel Coast.


Used as a substitute for European Squill, Urginea maritima. Expectorant (in dry respiratory conditions, whooping cough and bronchial asthma), antispasmodic, emetic (in large doses), diuretic (promotes fluid elimination in heart disease), cardiac tonic (effect, non-cumulative). Used topically as a hair tonic for dandruff and seborrhoea (active constituent is thought to be scilliroside of the Red Squill.)

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 685.

Urginea indica
Término aceptado: 15-Jul-2021