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Leea indica - Chatri

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Chatri, leea indica

Chatri, is an evergreen large shrub or small tree, growing up to 8 meters in height. Leaves are compound, young leaves are bright-red.

Uses

Diarrhea, Dysentery, Ulcers, Colic, Skin diseases, Vertigo [1]

Parts Used

Root, Leaves

Chemical Composition

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada andilu, deepaavali kolu, gadhapatri, midichi, nadathe, nedathe, nedil soppu
Hindi kurkurjihva,
Malayalam erattayani, kutanaluku, maniperanti, manipiranta, nallu nakku
Tamil manippirantai, manippirantaicceti, naikki
Telugu anka dora, ankadora, ankdora, jalamukkudu
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit chatri, karkatatjihva, kukurajihva
English Bandicoot berry

[2]

Properties

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

Dravya

Rasa

Tikta (Bitter)

Guna

Laghu (Light)

Veerya

Sheeta (cold)

Vipaka

Karma

Pitta

Prabhava

Habit

Shrub or small tree

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
2-3 pinnate alternate Leaves 2 or 3 pinnate, alternate, leaflets 11-14 x 3-5 cm, oblong or elliptic-lanceolate, apex caudate-acuminate, serrate-dentate; lateral nerves 12-15 pairs, intercostae parallel, curved; stipules obovate-obtuse, to 5 x 4 cm.

[3]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Cymes Terminal cymes Greenish white Flowering and fruiting is from March to August

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
A berry 6mm across seeds densely red-glandular {{{6}}}

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds, Cuttings.

How to plant/cultivate

Season to grow

Soil type

Propagation

Commonly seen growing in areas

Tropical area, Evergreen forest

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References

External Links

http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Leea+indica https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325626973_Traditional_uses_chemistry_and_pharmacological_activities_of_Leea_indica_Burm_f_Merr_Vitaceae_A_comprehensive_review