PLUMBAGO ROSEA (plumbago)
plumbago : Bruised root tempered with a little bland oil or in the form of liniment is used as a rubefacient application in rheumatism, paralytic affections, in enlarged glands, buboes etc.
It is abortifacient, so that pregnant women should be avoided during pregnancy.
It is not advised to take in cases of biliousness, acidity, pregnancy, etc.
Roots are acrid, vesicant, emmenagogue, thermogenic, diaphoretic, appetiser, astringent, anthelmintic, expectorant, abortifacient, antiperiodic, carminative, digestive, sudorific, stimulant, antiphlogistic etc.