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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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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).  Sonchus oleraceus commonly used as …

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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 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. A bark or leaf decoction …

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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. 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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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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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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