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Scientific Name: Spilanthes calva DC.
Collector: K.M. Sebastine
Uses: Pungent flowers are chewed for relief in throat infections and paralysis of tongue; also used for treating stammering among children. Tincture of the capitula acts as a sialagogue and stimulant and used in caries and reducing inflammation of jaw-bones. Herb is used in dysentery. Decoction is given as a lithontriptic and diuretic.It is also used in scabies and psoriasis. Roots are purgative.