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Scoparia dulcis

Scoparia dulcis is an erect annual flowering herb in the family Plantaginaceae. This herb is found available in Assam. The Assamese common name of Scoparia dulcis is চেনী বন (Chenibon, Cheni Bon). Other common names of this herb are Licorice weed, goatweed, scoparia-weed, sweet-broom. Leaves are decussate to whorled, shape of leaves are obovate-oblong and margin of leaves are serrate.  It is traditionally used in treatment of diabetes, dysentery, earache, fever, gonorrhea, headaches, jaundice, snake bite, stomach problems, toothache, and warts.

Scientific classification of Scoparia dulcis
Kingdom : Plantae  
Phylum : Tracheophyta  
Class : Magnoliopsida  
Order : Lamiales  
Family : Plantaginaceae  
Genus : Scoparia  
Scientific Name : Scoparia dulcis L.

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