Digitalis Thapsi-Spanish Foxglove; Spanish digitalis Digitalis Thapsi
Synonyms Spanish Foxglove; Spanish digitalis.
Biological Source The dried leaves of Digitalis thapsi Linn. belonging to the family
Geograhical Source It is grown in Italy and Spain.
Description The leaves are mostly yellowish green in colour; and have lanceolate with decurrent lamina and crenate margin. It also contains calcium oxalate crystals.
Uses Its therapeutic efficacy is almost 1.25 to 3 times more potent than D. purpurea and its actions are similar to those of the latter.

Source: Pharmacognosy And Pharmacobiotechnology By Ashutosh Kar

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