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Curcuma amada - Āmra Haridrā, Mango ginger
Āmra Haridrā consists of the rhizome of Curcuma amada. It is a biennial plant with ovoid root stock. It grows upto 60 to 90 cm high. It is native to W. Bengal and on the hills of west coast of 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
Volatile oil (α-pinene, δ-camphor),α-curcumene, 1-β curcumene, phytosterol.
|Kannada||Ambarasini, Huli Arsin|
|Hindi||Aamaa-haldi, Amiyaa haldi|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Pittahara, Kaphahara, Vṛṣya, Ruciprada, Dīpana
|Paripinnate||Oblong||Leaf Arrangementis Alternate-spiral|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||2-4cm long||Pink||Flowering throughout the year and In terminal and/or axillary pseudoracemes|
|Oblong pod||Thinly septate, pilose, wrinkled||Seeds upto 5||Fruiting throughout the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Plants are adapted to growing in areas of seasonal drought in monsoonal forests
Commonly seen growing in areas
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- The Ayuredic Pharmacopoeia of India Part-1, Volume-5, Page no-14
- Cultivation details