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Scientific Name: Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston
Collector: S.R. Srinivasan
Uses: The plant yields a gum which can be substitute for Tragacanth and is employed in cough, hoarse throat and scalding in the urine. in diarrhoea and dysentery it is mixed with curds or whey and is consider to be of great benefit . For the cooling wash of the hair young leaves are used.