Dictionary of Medicinal Plants

Farsetia hamiltonii Royle

Farsetia hamiltonii Royle.

Family Cruciferae; Brassicaceae.

 

Habitat Mediterranean region, eastwards to India and southwards to tropical Africa.

Folk Farid-booti (Punjab). Action Antirheumatic.

Farsetia species contain a volatile oil which gave glucosinolates. Allylglucosinolate is the major constituent.