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Mahonia pinnata - Mahonia pinnata

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Mahonia pinnata, California barberry,

Mahonia pinnata (syn. Berberis pinnata) is a species of shrub in the barberry family. It is native to the west coast of North America from British Columbia to Baja California.

Uses

Stomach ulcer, Gastric problems, Stomach upset, Infections, Skin disorder, Psoriasis, Pimples, Diarrhea.

Parts Used

Leaves.

Chemical Composition

Berberis aquifolium contains berberine, a yellow alkaloid (see Hydrastis), berbamine, and oxyacanthine, both white alkaloids, and phytosterin, gum, and sugar. The flowers contain, in addition to the above alkaloids, volatile oil, and the berries contain malic acid.[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada
Hindi
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit
English Mahonia pinnata


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

Herb

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Simple alternate Mahonia pinnata's foliage color is green and type is evergreen

[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Unisexual 2-4cm long Yellow 5-20 Flowers Season is June - August

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Simple 7–10 mm Mahonia pinnata's fruit is edible many {{{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

Landscape Uses:Border, Foundation, Ground cover, Massing. An easily grown plant, it thrives in any good garden soil[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Forest, Woodland, Chaparral.

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