Chrysanthemum indicum

Botanical Name Chrysanthemum indicum
Common Name Guldaudi
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Spermatopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Chrysanthemum
Species: indicum
Part used Flowers
Medicinal Properties Flower: antibacterial, antihypertensive.
Medicinal Use The flowers are used in medication for photopsia, vertigo, fever, headache, xerophthalmia, amblyopia, ophthalmia, hypertension. Also useful in rejuvenating, furunculosis, phelgmon.
ChemistryFlower: glycoside, chrysanthemin, on hydrolysis glucose & cyanidin; stachydrine, oil and vitamin A.
Cultivation NA
Regional HabitatGrown everywhere in Rajasthan.
DescriptionAnnual and perennial herb, height 20-50 cm. Stems are glabrous. Leaves: alternate, deeply lobed and irregularly toothed. Flowers: yellow.