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Abutilon indicum (Linn.) Sweet

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Scientific classification:

Kingdom: Plantae
 Order: Malvales
  Family: Malvaceae
   Genus: Abutilon
    Species: Abutilon indicum (Linn.) Sweet.

Common Name: Jhumka, Karandi, Madni(Beng.); Indian mallow, Country-mallow (Eng.).
Edible Parts: Leaves, Root, Flowers

This plant is often used as a medicinal plant. The plant is Demulcent, aphrodisiac, laxative, diuretic, pulmonary and sedative (leaves) Astringent and diuretic (bark); Laxative, expectorant and demulcent (seeds) Laxative and tonic, anti-inflammatory and anthelmintic (plant) Analgesic (fixed oil).