- Botanical Name : Pluchea Lanceolata
- Family Name : Asterceae
- Common Name : Pluchea, Indian Camphorweed, Indian Fleabane
- Part Used : Whole Plant
- Habitat : Grows in upper gangetic plain and several other parts of india.
- Product offered : Leaves
The plant is used for the inflammations and bronchitis, psoriasis, cough and piles. It is also used as antipyretic, analgesic, laxative and nervine tonic. The decoction of plant is used to prevent the swellings of joint in arthritis, rheumatism and neurological diseases. The roots are antipyretic, bitter, laxative and thermogenic and are used for allaying the pain caused by the sting of scorpions. Plant extract is used as a cooling agent in summer. The leaves are aperient and used as a laxative, analgesic and atypyretic.