English :Spiny leaved saw thistle
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :asper Hill.
Habit :Milky delicate rosette herb
Parts Used :Whole plant
Mode of Preparation :Leafy shoot crushed for juice. Leaves roasted for local application. Leafy shoot boiled for extract.
Mode of use :Fresh & Local Application
Ailment Treated:Plant juice is applicable locally in fresh injuries. Plants are pounded and applied to wounds and boils. Herb is used as an emollient. Fresh plant decoction is used in fresh wound and skin itching.
Source:Wild in waste lands.