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Ligusticum wallichii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Ligusticum
Species: L. wallichii
Binomial name
Ligusticum wallichii
Franch.
Synonyms
Selinum striatum
Ligusticum chuanxiong

Ligusticum wallichii is a flowering plant in the carrot family best known for its use in traditional Chinese medicine where it is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs.[1] It is known by the common names chuānxiōng (Chinese: 川芎) and Szechuan lovage.

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Chemicial constituents

Biologically active compounds in the plant include tetramethylpyrazine.

Distribution

It is native to India and Nepal.

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