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.