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State Tree of Andhra Pradesh – complete detail – updated

State Tree of Andhra Pradesh – complete detail – updated. Description of State Tree of Andhra Pradesh. Name of the State Tree of Andhra Pradesh is Neem. Neem gum is used as a bulking agent. Its wood is used to make the furniture. All parts of Neem tree used as anthelmintic, anti-fungal, anti-diabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, contraceptive and sedative. The Neem tree is noted for its drought resistance. Neem gum is used …

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Medicinal Uses of Gloriosa superba (Flame lily)

Medicinal Uses of Gloriosa superba (Flame lily). Gloriosa superba (Flame lily) complete detail. Habit and habitat of Gloriosa superba (Flame lily). Flame lily is a perennial tuberous climbing herb. They prefer tropical forest. It is a beautiful ornamental plant. Flame lily is the National flower of Zimbabwe. The length of flame lily is between 3 to 6 meters, and trained at 1.5 meter …

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Crab grass (Digitaria sanguinalis) complete detail – updated

Crab grass (Digitaria sanguinalis) complete detail – updated. Medicinal Uses of Crab grass (Digitaria sanguinalis). Description of Crab grass (Digitaria sanguinalis). The height of Crab grass is between 1 to 3 feet long. Classification of Crab grass (Digitaria sanguinalis). Crab grass develops several branching culms at the base, the lower branches of the culms tend to sprawl across the ground, while their upper branches …

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Medicinal uses of Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense)

Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense) complete detail. Medicinal uses of Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense). Description of Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense).  Classification of Hamsapadi. Habit and habitat of Hamsapadi. Local Name of Adiantum philippense is Hamsapadi. Adiantum philippense is a small and delicate fern.  Adiantum philippense is well known for its antioxidant potential. Decoction of fresh leaves used  as stomachic and diuretic and also used as a cure for dysentery. Fronds extract …

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Medicinal uses of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana)

Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana) complete detail. Medicinal uses of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana). Description of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana). Classification of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana).  Thevetia peruviana is an evergreen tropical shrub or small tree that bears yellow or orange-yellow, trumpet like flowers and its fruit is deep red/black in color encasing a large seed. It contains a milky sap. Propagate by seed in spring. Can …

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Medicinal Uses of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura)

Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura)  complete detail – updated. Medicinal Uses of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura). Description of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura) – Common Cocklebur. Classification of Xanthium strumarium (Chota dhatura). Local name of Xanthium strumarium is Common Cocklebur and Chota dhatura. Xanthium strumarium is an annual herb, up to 1 m in height. Xanthium strumarium has stout stems, green, brownish or reddish-brown in color, often red-spotted that …

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Goose grass (Eleusine indica) Complete detail – updated

Goose grass (Eleusine indica) Complete detail – updated. Description of Goose grass (Eleusine indica). Medicinal uses of Goose grass (Eleusine indica). Mainly used as fodder. Classification of Goose grass (Eleusine indica). Decoction of the fresh plant used as a diuretic and for dysentery, Also used for the treatment of fever, Dandruff, Post-partum, Sprains and lumbago, Hemoptysis, hypertension, hemoptysis, asthma, jaundice etc. Goose grass is one of the …

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Medicinal Uses of Datura inoxia (Safed datura)

Safed datura (Datura inoxia) complete detail – updated. Medicinal Uses of Datura inoxia (Safed datura). Description of Safed datura (Datura inoxia). Classification of Safed datura (Datura inoxia). Fruits and flowers of Datura is also used in worship (praying) of Bhagwan Shiva. The fruit is spiny, 2 – 4 inches in diameter. The fruits are…………… Datura inoxia is an annual shrub that grows up to 2 meter …

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Description and medicinal uses of Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia

Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) complete detail. Description and medicinal uses of Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia. Classification of Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia). Guduchi is a traditional ayurvedic medicine.  Habit and habitat of Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia). Guduchi considered as one of the most divine herb. Guduchi is a large, deciduous extensively spreading climbing shrub with several elongated twining branches. Branches are long, bear smooth and dirty white or light greyish brown in color. …

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Medicinal uses Wild sunflower (Verbesina encelioides)

Medicinal uses Wild sunflower (Verbesina encelioides). Wild sunflower (Verbesina encelioides) complete detail. Description of Verbesina encelioides – Wild sunflower – Golden crown beard – Junglee surajmukhi. Verbesina encelioides is a poisonous plant. Classification of Wild sunflower. Habit and habitat of  Wild sunflower. Local name of Verbesina encelioides is Junglee surajmukhi, Golden crown beard. Verbesina encelioides is a short-lived herbaceous plant, upto 1.5 meter in height. Flowering occurs mainly during spring …

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