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Ammannia baccifera

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Agnigarba, Ammannia baccifera

Ammannia baccifera is an erect, many-branched, annual herb usually growing 10 - 50cm tall with occasional specimens to 100cm. The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use as a food and medicine.

Uses

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Parts Used

[[:Category:Herbs with used in medicine|]], stem, leaves, Root.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

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


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 Opposite stem 4-angled or more or less winged. Leaves decussate, sessile, 2-6 x 0.5-0.8 cm, linear to elliptic, base attenuate, apex acute, chartaceous.

[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Bisexual Axillary cymes 4 Cymes dischasial, axillary. Flowers 4 or 5-merous, perigynous; pedicels c. 2 mm long. Calyx tube 1-2 mm long, campanulate; lobes 4, 1-1.5 mm long, triangular. Petals absent. Stamens 4; filaments c. 0.5 mm long. Ovary c. 1 mm in diam., globose, 4-5-locular; ovules many; stigma capitate.

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Capsule 1.5-2 mm across globose, exceeding calyx tube Seeds brownish, concavo-convex.

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

[[:Category:Index of Plants which can be propagated by |]]

How to plant/cultivate

[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Marshy area, Paddy fields

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References

  1. ["chemistry"]
  2. "morphology"
  3. [ "Cultivation"]

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