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Botanical Name Fagonia cretica Linn.
Family Zygophyllaceae
Origin The plant has been used in traditional medicine for centuries and has been mentioned in ancient texts such as the Unani and Ayurveda.
Description Fagonia cretica is a small, hardy, and thorny shrub that grows up to 1-3 ft tall. The leaves are small, simple, and pinnate with small leaflets. The flowers are pink or purple in color and grow in small clusters. The fruit is a small capsule containing seeds.
Parts Used The whole plant, including the leaves, stems, and roots, is used in traditional medicine.
Dose The dosage of Fagonia cretica depends on the form of the medicine and the condition being treated.