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Anagallis arvensis - Suryakanthi soppu

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Suryakanthi soppu, Anagallis arvensis

Anagallis arvensis is a delicate herb with small brightly coloured flowers that often grows wild in fields, meadows, pastures etc.

Uses

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Parts Used

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

Chemical Composition

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Common names

Language Common name
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Punjabi
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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 Leaves are opposite, rarely in a whorl of three, sessile to clasping at base, ovate to oval, 5 to 25mm long. The margins are entire, obtuse to somewhat acute at tip, the base is cordate. Both leaf surfaces are glabrous, and the bottom is dotted with black glands.

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Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Bisexual Solitary, axillary Blue-Pink 5 On thin peduncles of 1 to 5cm long, erect in flower, curved down on fruit. The calyx is persistent, with 5 lanceolate, acuminate lobes 3 to 5mm long. The corolla is deeply five-parted, 8 to 14mm across, a little shorter than the calyx; glandular hairs (terminal cell enlarged, globose) on the margins. Flowers have different colours, usually salmon, pink, red or blue; blue flowers are most common and white ones rare. Stamens five, attached to base of corolla, clothed with numerous purple-fringed (villous) filaments.

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Capsule 3 to 5mm across Membranous globose capsule, the top falling off as a lid Seed 1mm long, three-angled, brown, covered with tiny scales.

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

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How to plant/cultivate

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Commonly seen growing in areas

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References

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

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