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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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Medicinal uses of Carrot Grass (Parthenium hysterophorus)

Medicinal uses of Carrot Grass (Parthenium hysterophorus). Carrot Grass (Parthenium hysterophorus) Gajar ghas complete detail. Description of Carrot Grass (Parthenium hysterophorus) Gajar ghas.  Classification of Carrot Grass. Habit and habitat of Carrot Grass. Local name of Parthenium hysterophorus is Carrot Grass, Congress grass, Gajar ghas etc. Flowers are small and whitish with tiny ray florets at each of the five distinct corners. Flower-heads are arranged in clusters at the tips …

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Medicinal uses of Asthma Weed (Euphorbia hirta)

Asthma Weed (Euphorbia hirta) complete detail – updated. Medicinal uses of Asthma Weed (Euphorbia hirta). Description of Asthma Weed (Euphorbia hirta). Classification of Asthma Weed (Euphorbia hirta). In traditional Indian medicinal systems Euphorbia hirta is used in the treatment of asthma. Euphorbia hirta is used in the treatment of cancer, diarrhea, dysentery, intestinal, asthma, bronchitis, fever, eyelid styes, cough, asthma, bronchial infections, bowel complaints, helminthic infestations, wounds, kidney stones and abscesses etc. Local …

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Albizia lebbeck (Siris) complete detail – updated

Albizia lebbeck (Siris) complete detail – updated. Description of Albizia lebbeck (Siris). Classification of Albizia lebbeck (Siris). Medicinal uses of Albizia lebbeck (Siris). Albizia lebbeck used in Indian traditional medicine. The flower emollient is used as a poultice to be applied to boils. Albizia lebbeck used in Indian traditional medicine, particularly for asthma and allergic disorders. Albizia lebbeck is a deciduous, perennial legume tree, upto 25 meter in height, with grey …

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Medicinal uses of Dita bark (Alstonia scholaris) Saptaparni

Dita bark (Alstonia scholaris) Complete detail. Medicinal uses of Dita bark (Alstonia scholaris) Saptaparni. Description of Dita bark (Alstonia scholaris) – Saptaparni. The milky juice of Alstonia scholaris has been applied to treat ulcers. Alstonia scholaris is an evergreen tropical tree, having grayish rough bark and milky sap rich in poisonous alkaloid. Local name of Alstonia scholaris is Dita bark, Chatian, Saptaparni.  Distribution of Alstonia scholaris. Flowers …

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Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Crowfoot grass) – complete detail

Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Crowfoot grass) – complete detail. Description of Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Crowfoot grass). Classification, distribution and uses of  Crowfoot grass. Mainly used as fodder and relished by all classes of ruminants. The stems are slender, erect or gesticulate and ascending. The stolons may creep and they root from the lower nodes. Roots are horizontal. Local name of Dactyloctenium aegyptium is Crowfoot grass. The leaves are broadly linear, …

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Aerva lanata (Mountain knotgrass) – Kapurijadi – complete detail

Aerva lanata (Mountain knotgrass) – Kapurijadi – complete detail. Description of Aerva lanata (Mountain knotgrass). The stems are mostly straggling and sprawling and spread widely, sometimes as much as 5 feet in length. It has many medicinal properties like diuretic, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, anti-diabetic, ant parasitic, antimicrobial, hepoprotective, anti-urolithiasis, antiasthmatic, antifertility and hypolipidemic. Stem and branches are densely woolly with whitish or yellowish, …

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Nerium indicum – Kaner – complete detail – updated

Nerium indicum – Kaner – complete detail – updated. Description of Nerium indicum. Uses of Nerium indicum. Local name of Nerium indicum is Kaner.  Distribution of Nerium indicum. Classification of Nerium indicum. Nerium indicum is highly poisonous to humans, pets, livestock and and birds due to the presence of cardiac glycosides, mainly oleandrin. Nerium indicum is evergreen shrub or small tree that …

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Description of Schismus barbatus (Mediterranean grass)

Description of Schismus barbatus (Mediterranean grass). Distribution and uses of Mediterranean grass. Classification of Description of Schismus barbatus (Mediterranean grass). Schismus barbatus is native to Southwest Europe, North Africa, Macaronesia (Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cap Verde), the Caucasus, western Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, China, India, Australia, the Southwest of the US, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. Schismus barbatus is an annual herb, up to 40 cm tall. The …

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Medicinal uses of Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus)

Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus) – complete detail. Medicinal uses of Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus). Description of Spiny Amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus) – Kanta chaulai. It has many medicinal properties like astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic, emollient, febrifuge, galactogogue etc. Leaves glabrous or with sparse hairs on the main veins………… Classification of Spiny Amaranth. Local name of Amaranthus spinosus is Kanta chaulai and Spiny Amaranth. Amaranthus spinosus is an Annual herb with multi-branched, …

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