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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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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 Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus)

Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus) complete detail. Medicinal uses of Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus). Description of Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus). Classification of Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus).  Distribution of Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus). Local name of Sonchus oleraceus is Common Sowthistle. Sonchus oleraceus is an annual herb, upto 4 ft. in height. The stems are dark green in color (sometimes tinted with a reddish-purple tinge). Flowers are yellow in color, upto …

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Medicinal uses of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi mushroom)

Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi mushroom) complete detail. Medicinal uses of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi mushroom). Description of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi mushroom) – Lingzhi mushroom. Ganoderma lucidum has many medicinal properties like anti-oxidative, anti-cancer, anti-tumor, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, Anti-inflammatory etc. Reishi mushroom improve oxygen utilization, boosting the immune system, improve liver functions, improve blood circulation, immunological diseases, hypertension, tumor-genesis, regulates and fine tunes the immune system. …

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Medicinal uses of chenopodium album (Lambsquarters) Bathua

Chenopodium album (Lambsquarters) Bathua – complete detail. Medicinal uses of chenopodium album (Lambsquarters) Bathua. Description of Chenopodium album (Lambsquarters) Bathua. Classification of Chenopodium album (Lambsquarters). It has some medicinal properties like anthelmintic, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, contraceptive, laxative, odontalgic etc. Local name of Chenopodium album is Bathua. The maximum height is about 5 ft. The entire plant is covered with varying amounts of a waxy substance giving the …

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Description and Medicinal Uses of Azadirachta Indica (Neem)

State Tree of Andhra Pradesh – Neem (Azadirachta Indica). Description and Medicinal Uses of Azadirachta Indica (Neem).  Classification of Neem (Azadirachta Indica). All parts of Neem tree used as anthelmintic, anti-fungal, anti-diabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, contraceptive and sedative. Neem is a fast-growing tree that can reach a height of 15–20 m, rarely to 35–40 m. It is evergreen, but in severe drought it may shed most or nearly all …

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Description and medicinal uses of Amaltas – Cassia fistula

Amaltas (Cassia fistula) complete detail. Description and medicinal uses of Amaltas – Cassia fistula. Classification of Amaltas (Cassia fistula).  Habit and habitat of Amaltas (Cassia fistula). Cassia fistula tree is well known for its impressive yellow flowers that cover the entire canopy. Leaves are useful in skin diseases.  The wood Cassia fistula is durable, hard and heavy , is suited for cabinetwork, farm implements, inlay work, posts, wheels, mortars …

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Traditional and Medicinal uses of Mogra (Jasminum sambac)

Mogra (Jasminum sambac) complete detail – updated. Traditional and  Medicinal uses of Mogra (Jasminum sambac). Description of Mogra (Jasminum sambac). Classification of Mogra (Jasminum sambac). The dried flowers of Jasminum sambac are used by the Chinese to flavor jasmine tea. Oil is used for making perfumes, creams, shampoos, soaps and incense. Jasminum sambac is a scrambling shrub, which can grow up to 3 meters. …

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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 below, long petiolate, up to 9 cm. The leaf axils bear pairs of fine and slender spines. Flowers green in axillary clusters………… …

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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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