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Scientific Name: Abrus precatorius L.
Collector: R.K. Premanath
Uses: Glycyrrhizin the main constituent of liquorice is obtained from the roots and leaves and the decoction of it is given for coughs and colds. The roots of the plant is having diuretic, tonic, and emetic properties. The seeds of the plant is prescribed in infections of nervous system. The seed paste is applied locally in sciatica, stiffness of shoulder joints and paralysis. Protein which is extracted from the seeds shows anti-tumour activity on Yeshida s