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Cajanus scarabaeoides

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Cajanus scarabaeoides is an annual to perennial climbing plant. The slender stems scramble over the ground, twinging into the surrounding vegetation for support. The plant can form thick mats of growth over the ground.

Uses

Swelling of leg, Pain of leg, Night fevers, Renal stones, Eye diseases, Dropsy, Anaemia, Hemiplegia, Burns, Small-pox, Syphilis, Gonorrhoea, Spermatorrhoea, Gravel, Cholera.

Parts Used

Young seedpods, Seeds.

Chemical Composition

Raw seeds of tribal pulses Atylosia scarabaeoides, Canavalia gladiata, Lablab purpureus var. lignosus, Neonotonia wightii var.[1]

Common names

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Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Perennial Climber

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

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Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

Requires a sunny position. The var scarabaeoides is found in the wild on heavy soils, whilst var pedunculata is found on sandy, lateritic soils.[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Fields, Roadsides, Grassy slopes, Seasides, Open grassland, Dry scrub, Deciduous monsoon forests.

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