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Red Hogweed Boerhavia diffusa, Boerhavia procumbens, Boerhavia repens
---Synonyms---Red Hogweed, Spreading Hogweed
--Parts Used---Herb, root
Phenolic glycosides; salicin and populin
bitter, diaphoretic, diuretic, emetic, expectorant, laxative, rejuvenative, stomachic
Root- anthelmintic, febrifuge, purgative
All the actions of the read mentioned above plus
The decoction of the root is taken as a remedy in rheumatism, impure blood, cough, asthma, hernia, dropsy, chest-pain, piles, and swellings. It is also used for gonorrhea, and internal inflammations.