Ammi majus (Introduced)


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Common names: Bishop's weed, bullwort, lady's lace, laceflower  

Annual herb with linear lanceolate leaflets with serrate margin; flowers small, white, in compound umbels; involucre bracts linear, trifid; involucel bracts linear; petals with unequal lobes; fruit about 2 mm.   

Annual herb used in skin diseases, vitiligo and psoriasis. It is being studied for potential cancer and AIDS treatments.    

 
 
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Apiaceae Fortnight: Ammi majus from Nauni Campus-GSJUNE02/03 : 3 posts by 2 authors.
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Ammi majus, photographed from Nauni University Campus.

Also from Churdhar trip photographed on May 28, 2015.
 
 
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This was shot from a medicinal plant garden at Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan...
Ammi majus


 
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Ammi majus L., Sp. Pl. 243 1753.
syn: Carum majus (L.) Koso-Pol.; Cuminum regium Royle  
Common names: Bishop's weed, bullwort, lady's lace, laceflower
Annual herb used in skin diseases, vitiligo and psoriasis. It is being studied for potential cancer and AIDS treatments. 

Ah, beautiful AJWAIN..... of my grandma's must have medicine in the kitchen....
to this day even  I keep it in the kitchen... allopathic medicine's dogmas not withstanding... 


Apiaceae Fortnight: Ammi majus from Delhi-GSJUNE01/02 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Ammi majus L., Sp. Pl. 243 1753.
syn: Carum majus (L.) Koso-Pol.; Cuminum regium Royle
Common names: Bishop's weed, bullwort, lady's lace, laceflower
Annual herb with linear lanceolate leaflets with serrate margin; flowers small, white, in compound umbels; involucre bracts linear, trifid; involucel bracts linear; petals with unequal lobes; fruit about 2 mm.   
used in skin diseases, vitiligo and psoriasis. It is being studied for potential cancer and AIDS treatments.
Photographed from Hamdard Univ. Herbal Garden, Delhi. 
Very nice, thanks Sir..


 
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