Saussurea costus

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Noun1.Saussurea costus - annual herb of the eastern Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery and for preserving furs
genus Saussurea, Saussurea - genus of herbs of temperate and cool regions of Eurasia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Turn to Page 4 Saussurea costus M Maranko, regional deputy director of WCCB in Navi Mumbai, said, "The first such parcel was received at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Raigarh in March.
Of the 90 medicinal plant species used for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, the following 15 are considered rare and endangered: Aconitum heterophyllum, Angelica glauca, Paris polyphylla, Thalictrumfoliolosum, Artemisia maritima, Zanthoxylum armatum, Delphinium cashmerianum, Gloriosa superba, Nardostachys jatamansi, Rheum australe, Podophyllum hexandrum, Hippophea salicifolia, Picrorhiza kurrooa, Terminalia chebula and Saussurea costus.
Repellent and toxicological impact of acetone extracts of Nicotiana tabacum Pegnum hermala Saussurea costus and Salsola baryosma against red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Herbst).