Centaurea behen Linn.

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Family
Compositae; Asteraceae.
Habitat
Indigenous to Iran. Imported into India.
English
White Rhapontic.
Unani
Behman Safed, Behman-abyaz.
Action
Root—nervine and anabolic tonic, strengthens central nervous system; also used in jaundice and affections of the kidney.
The roots contain taraxasterol, its acetate and myristate.