|Plant Name||Inula caspica F.K. Blum ex Ledeb.|
|Botanical Info||Perennial 65 cm of height|
|Geography||European part of Russia:lower Volga region, the Caucasus, Western Siberia: all regions, except for the Ob; Central Asia, all regions, except for the Amu Darya, Syr Darya. On alkaline, saline, marshy areas, meadows,riparian forests, sometimes a weed to middle-mountainous.
|Chemical Content|| Roots. Carbohydrates and their derivatives: 43% inulin.
Essential oil of 2.3%. Alkaloids of 0.1% .
The aboveground part. Rubber. Alkaloids of 0.16%. Leaves,inflorescences. Sesquiterpenoids: inkaspin, britanin.
|Traditional Use and Activity||Roots. In Tajikistan (broth)- an expectorant. The amount of sesquiterpenoids exhibits antibacterial activity, inhibits the growth of britanin Pliss lymphosarcoma to 54-60%.