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Anisochilus carnosus - Induparni

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Induparni, Anisochilus carnosus

Anisochilus carnosus is a fleshy leaved seasonal herb with succulent round leaves and lavender like flowers. It can be found in the drier parts of peninsular India after the onset of the rains.

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 Semisucculent annual herbs, branchlets pubescent. Leaves 2-5 x 2-3.5 cm, broadly ovate, base turncate or cordate, margin crenate-serrate, apex obtuse, verrucose above, pubescent below, subsucculent; petiole to 4 cm long.

[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Bisexual Terminal panicles spikes Bluish-violet 4 Flowers in terminal simple or panicled, 1.5-3 cm long, oblong spikes. Calyx c. 4 mm long, tubular, mouth oblique, 2-lipped, acute; upper lip pubescent without, deflexed in fruits. Corolla purple, c. 1 cm long, lobes 5, 2-lipped, upper lip entire, lower 4-lobed . Stamens 4, exserted; filaments connate at base forming a sheath.

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Nutlets Fruits of 4, ovoid nutlets. Seeds orbicular, smooth.

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

Dry deciduous forest, Tropical area

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References

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

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