Saponaria officinalis from Kashmir, cultivated and often found as an escape. Photographed from Balgarden on June 16, 2010
English: Common soapwort, Bouncing bet,
Used as soap to clean delicate clothes; also used as expectorant and laxative.
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297 Mob: 9810359089http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/