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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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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…………. Goose grass is one of the popular grass species …

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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. The plants contain galegine …

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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).  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 name of Euphorbia hirta is Asthma Weed- Bara dudhi, Duddhi. …

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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 is a deciduous, perennial legume tree, upto 25 meter in height, with grey fissured corky bark, somewhat flaky, inner bark reddish. Local name …

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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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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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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. Description Crowfoot Grass is …

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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 are …

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