Used as a hair rinse for itchy scalps. No more details are given.A fungicide is obtained from the plant. No more details are given, but it is likely to be the juice of the plant that is used.
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This plant has seed capsules that spring open forcibly as the seed ripens to eject the seed a considerable distance. The capsules are sensitive to touch even before the seed is ripe, making seed collection difficult but fun[K].This species is probably part of I. noli-tangere.
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