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Nall Tand.

Polemonium caeruleum L.
Synonym:
Plant Family:
Polemoniaceae.
Habit & Habitat:
An annual herb up to 1m tall found in sub-alpine zone.
Plant Description:
Leaves pinnately compound. Leaflets lanceolate,acute,sessile, glabrous.Flower actinomorphic,violet to blue-violet,showy.Calyx bell-shaped,hairy.Corolla funnel-shaped.Fruit a capsule dehiscing by valves.
Flowering and Fruiting:
July-September.
Harvesting Time:
July-October.
Medicinal Value:
It has astringent and blood purifying properties and treats syphilis and rabies. Boiled in olive oil it makes a hair dressing and a black dye.[5]
Part Used:
Flower,Leaf,Root.
Occurrence:
Uncommon.
Future Perspective:
Conservation,Cultivation,Chemical Analysis,Herbal Pharmacy.
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