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Alangium salvifolium - Ankola, Sage leaved alangium
Aṅkolah consist of dried leaf of Alangium salviifolium (Linn. F.) Wang. Syn. A. lamarckii Thw.; (Fam. Alangiaceae), a small tree found over the plains and foothills throughout India.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Alkaloids (Alangimarckine, deoxytubulosine, ankorine); campesterol, episterol, stigmast-5,22,25-trien-3 β-ol, alangidiol and isoalangidiol. 
|Kannada||Ankolimara, Ansaroli, Arinjil, Ankol|
|Hindi||Ankol, Ankora, Dhera|
|Malayalam||Ankolam, Velittanti, Irinjil, Chemmaram|
|Tamil||Alangi, Ankolum, Atikoevam|
|Telugu||Ankolamu, Udagu, Urgen|
|Sanskrit||Aṅkola, Dīrghakīla, Nikochaka, Tāmraphala, Gupta Sneha|
|English||Sage leaved alangium|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Kaṭu, Kaṣāya, Tikta
Laghu, Snigdha, Tīkṣṇa
Kaphahara, Recaka, Pārada, Mūtrala, Vāmaka, Jvaraghna.
|Simple||Oblong||Leaf Arrangement is alternate|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||2-4cm long||white||Flowering and fruiting is from February to June in axillary cymes or fascicles|
|berry||2-3 x 1-1.5 cm||subglobose||1||fruit turns red when ripe|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Fruits are depulped and seeds planted in beds or polybags. Succeeds in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil and requires a position in full sun.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- The Ayuredic Pharmacopoeia of India Part-1, Volume-5, Page no-21
- [ "Morphology"]
- "Cultivation details"