Saussurea lappa

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Related to Saussurea lappa: Saussurea costus, Aquilaria agallocha
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Noun1.Saussurea lappa - 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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Saussurea lappa alleviates inflammatory chemokine production in HaCaT cells and house dust mite-induced atopic-like dermatitis in Nc/Nga mice.
This research was carried out to screen anti-sporulation activities of aqueous-methanolic extracts of leaves of Curcuma longa, seeds of Artemisia absinthi um and roots of Saussurea lappa against E.
One hundred and twenty (120) dogs were used in 12 cotrolled experiments to compare the efficacy of Nigella sativa, Saussurea lappa and Allium cepa with metronidazole against amoebiasis.
Ladakh has abundant number of plants with medicinal value (such as Achillea millefolium, Bunium persicum, Caparis spinosa, Carum carvi, Dactylorhiza hatagirea, Hippophae rhamnoides, Medicago sativa, Mentha longifolia, Ocimum basilicum, Origanum vulgare, Rheum webbianum, Rhodiola imbricata, Rosa webbiana, Saussurea lappa, etc.
10 species: Centella asiatica, Celastrus paniculatus, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Asparagus racemosus, Acorus calamus, Embelia ribes, Tinospora cordifolia, Achyrantes aspera, Terminalia chebula, Saussurea lappa.
Products such as extracts, concretes, and essential oils are obtained from Saussurea lappa (also known as Saussurea costus).