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Crab grass (Digitaria sanguinalis) complete detail – updated

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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 Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus)

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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).  Sonchus oleraceus commonly used as …

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Description and Medicinal Uses of Azadirachta Indica (Neem)

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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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Medicinal uses of chenopodium album (Lambsquarters) Bathua

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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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Traditional and Medicinal uses of Mogra (Jasminum sambac)

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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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Description and medicinal uses of Amaltas – Cassia fistula

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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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Medicinal uses of Peeli Kaner (Thevetia peruviana)

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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. A bark or leaf decoction …

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Medicinal uses of Hamsapadi (Adiantum philippense)

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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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Description and medicinal uses of Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia

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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.  The decoction of guduchi and sunthi is a good combination for treating gout and rheumatic …

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Medicinal Uses of Datura inoxia (Safed datura)

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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. Datura inoxia is an annual shrub that grows up to 2 meter in height. Local name of Datura inoxia is Safed datura.  Distribution of …

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