A P Forest Department - Silviculture of Species - Medicinal Plant
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Andhra Pradesh Forest Department

Silviculture of Species

Medicinal Plants

Agave americana Linn.

Family

:

Agavaceae

Trade name

:

Century Plant, American aloe

Sanskrit Name

:

Kalakantala

Telugu Name

:

Kittanara

Habit

:

Shrub

Propagation

:

Suckers

Parts Used

:

Leaves, Roots.

Uses

:

Laxative, Emmenagogue, Scurvy, Syphilis, Scrofula, Cancer, Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Dropsy, Venereal sores, Dysentery

 

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