Clerodendrum Colebrookianum

Clerodendrum Colebrookianum is a shrub, which has foetid smell. It is a common medicinal plant used for rheumatic pains by the Khasi and Jaintia tribes of Meghalaya.

Roots with bark are helpful in cough, scrofulous affections and asthma. The leaves are vermifuge and its juice is used to destroy threadworms. It is believed that the smell of the wood relieves children from many diseases.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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