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Dodonaea viscosa

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Dodonaea viscosa is a spreading evergreen shrub or small tree. Usually grows upto 1.5 - 5 metres tall. The short bole can be 15 - 25cm in diameter.

Uses

Rheumatism, Cold, Indigestion, Ulcers, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Dysmenorrhoea, Malaria.

Parts Used

Leaves.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
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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

Evergreen 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, Cuttings of half ripewood

How to plant/cultivate

A plant of the warm temperate to tropical zones, where it is found at elevations up to 1,600 metres. It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 18 - 38°c, but can tolerate 7 - 45°c.[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Sandy soils, Rocky soils, Stony soils, Dry slopes.

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References

  1. [Chemistry]
  2. [Morphology]
  3. Cultivation

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