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Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Genus: Blumea
Botanical name: Blumea lacera
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Sanskrit: Kukuradru, kukundara
Hindi: Janglimuli, kakronda
English: Kakronda, Blumea
Malayalam: Kukkuram, Kukkuravrksam
MEDICINAL PROPERTIES
Kukkuram is an annual herb with a strong odor, distributed throughout the plains of north-west India, up to an altitude of 2,000 m. The stems of this hairy or glandular herb are erect, simple or branched, very leafy and 1-2 ft in height. The leaves are obovate or oblanceolate, 5-12 cm long, 2-6 cm wide, smaller toward the top, stalked, and toothed or (rarely) lobulated at the margins. The bright yellow flowering heads are about 8 mm across, borne on short axillary cymes, and collected in terminal, spike-like panicles. The involucre-bracts are narrow and hairy. The achenes are not ribbed, are somewhat 4-angled, and are smooth.

The whole plant of Kukkuram catarrhal affections, wound healing, buccal diseases, bleeding piles and threadworm.
Kukkuram
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