Common name: Santa Maria Feverfew, Whitetop Weed, Bitter-broom. Hindi: Gajar Ghans. An interesting story on how this weed a native of America came to India: It was first introduced due to contaminated PL-480 wheat imported from the United States, and is also called as ‘Congress Grass’ due to the Congress government which imported the wheat.
A Cuban remedy for fevers, especially malarial. Increased flow of milk. Amenorrh┼ôa and general debility. Cheyne-Stokes breathing. After Quinine.