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Calotropis procera

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Calotropis procera tree is a large. It grows upto 4 metres tall. The plant can sometimes produce a single bole that is free of branches for up to the first 2.5 metres.

Uses

Boils, Infected wounds, Skin problems, Asthma, Earache, Stomachache, Arthritis.

Parts Used

Leaves.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Bili aekka
Hindi Aak, Mudar
Malayalam Erikku
Tamil Vellai erukkan
Telugu Erra jilledu
Marathi Mandara
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit Adityapushpika
English Rubber Bush, Apple of sodom


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

Shrub

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[2]

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

A plant of the semi-arid tropics and subtropics, it is found growing at elevations from sea level to 1,300 metres. It grows best in areas where the mean annual rainfall is in the range 300 - 400mm.[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Along degraded roadsides, Lagoon edges, Overgrazed native pastures, Sandy soils.

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References

  1. ["chemistry"]
  2. ["morphology"]
  3. Cultivation

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