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Allium sativum - Garlic
Allium sativum is a herbaceous, perennial plant producing 6 - 12 leaves. It can grows up to 15 - 60cm long and a flowering scape 25 - 80cm tall from a single, underground bulb. The plant divides, forming in time a cluster of plants. In cultivation the plant is grown as an annual - individual cloves being planted in early winter or spring and the bulbs being harvested in the summer.
- 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
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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|Flowering season is February to April|
|Fruiting season is February to April|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Akshaya Taila, Arthret, Aamavaata Taila, Obestril, Kshara Tailam, Gas cure, Gorochanaadi Gutika, Decajaim, Digestone, Datri Taila, Nirgundi Taila, Neuronil Oil, Bhunaga Tailam, Mensofit, Hingutriguna Taila
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
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How to plant/cultivate
Garlic was originally a plant of warm temperate areas with a distinct cold season and a change of daylength from short days in the winter to long days in the summer.
Commonly seen growing in areas
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- "Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2" by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.497, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #45, Paapannana Tota, 1st Main road, Basaveshwara Nagara, Bengaluru.
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- Cultivation details