Saturday, July 26, 2014

Hypericum mysorense (Norysca mysorensis)


Binomial Name : Hypericum mysorense
H. mysorense is a shrub with yellow flowers commonly found in central highlands of Sri Lanka. Apart from Sri Lanka this plant can be seen in mountains of Western Ghats of India. It has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for treating in anxiety and inflammation. Recent scientific researches have revealed that extracts of this plant has an ability to react against viral disease, herpes.

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