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Allium tuberosum - Garlic chives

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Garlic chives , Allium tuberosum

Allium tuberosum (garlic chives, Oriental garlic, Asian chives, Chinese chives, Chinese leek) is a species of onion native to southwestern parts of the Chinese province of Shanxi, and cultivated and naturalized elsewhere in Asia and around the world.

Uses

Kidney problems, Urinary incontinence, Bladder weaknesses, Curing liver disorders, Spermatorrhoea, Cuts, Wounds, Snakebites.

Parts Used

Leaves, Roots, Flowers.

Chemical Composition

Dipropyl disulfide, methyl pentyl disulfide, penthanethiol, penthyl-hydrodisulfid and cis/trans-3,5-diethyl-1,2,4-trithiolane[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada
Hindi
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit
English Garlic chives, Chinese leeks


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

Bulb

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Simple It has strap-shaped leaves with triangular bases, about 1.5 to 8 mm (1⁄16 to 5⁄16 in) wide. {{{3}}}

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Umbel 1-2cm wide white 6 Flowers throughout the year

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
capsule many, black {{{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, Container, Ground cover, Rock garden. An easily grown plant[[2]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Tall grasslands, Meadows, Borders of forests and fields.

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