The seeds of Sheni are collected in June/July from the higher pastures. They are cleaned, dried and fried in a pan until they become reddish/brown. They are then ground and made into a thick paste by mixing in a few drops of water. Tablets are made from the paste and used for gum infection. The paste is also used as a puru and applied to the face for pimples and for Haghul (facial rashes that women get after delivery).
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|Locally used for||Nitak Chomique (gum disease), pimples and Haghul (facial rashes that women get after delivery)|