Thunb.Family ► Umbelliferae; Apiaceae. Habitat ► The Himalayas, Khasi Hills and Western Ghats. Ayurvedic ► Manduukaparni (related species). Folk ► Brahma-manduuki (Sikkim). Action ► Used as a substitute for Centella asiatica, as a blood purifier (in cutaneous diseases); for indigestion, dysentery and nervousness. The plant is used for treating leuco- derma. Hydrocotyle rotundifolia Roxb. (throughout India, up to 2,350 m) is also equated with Manduukaparni.
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