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— Glandulae rottlerae, Croton coccineum, Mallotus philippinensis, Croton punctatus, Croton philippinesis. Family Euphorbiaceae. Kamala is effectively used to relieve constipations. It is additionally known to be an efficient remedy for tapeworms. Moreover, the herb is used externally to relieve leprosy ulcers.

Kansui root

— Euphorbiae kansui. Family Euphorbiaceae. Kansui root is applied to relieve constipation, treat water retention, and conditions, accompanied by it. It is additionally used to eliminate helminthes and treat edema.


— Solanum xanthocarpum. Family Solanaceae. Kantkari is one of the most valuable herbs in Ayurvedic medicine which is applied for respiratory conditions like asthma, chest pains, coughs, and so on. It is also used for urinary infections, and bladder stones. The herb is thought to be effective in heart diseases.


— Picrorrhiza kurroa. Family Scrophulariaceae. Katuka is primarily applied for digestive problems like constipation, gallbladder dysfunction, and dyspepsia. It is additionally used for fevers, malaria, vision problems, and epilepsy.


— Piper methysticum. Kava is an antidepressant, applied for mild cases of anxiety and depression. It is known for its diaphoretic and diuretic properties, and is also potent of producing an anesthetic effect.


— Cola vera. Family Sterculiaceae. Kola is effectively used to stimulate human mind and body. Due to this reason it may be applied in any case where nervous stimulation is necessary. It is also effective in weakness, and diarrhea, linked with nervous tension. It may also be employed in case of anorexia.


— Pueraria lobata. Family Leguminosae. Kudzu root is a valuable herbal medicine, prescribed by Chinese herbalists for treating angina pectoris. It is occasionally used for eruptive skin conditions, especially in children, and is also beneficial for diarrhea.