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Scientific Name: Plectranthus mollis (Aiton) Spreng.
Collector: N.P. Balakrishnan
Uses: The leaves are crushed and are applied to stop bleeding and used as a febrifuge; also considered as a mosquito repellent. An essential oil is obtained from the leaves and flowering tops which acts as a cardiac depressant, respiratory stimulant, and vasoconstrictor; it also show relaxant activity on smooth and skeletal muscles.