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Common cockscomb is an erect, usually much-branched, annual plant. It grows upto 40 - 200cm tall. This species is one of the most promising leaf crops for cultivation in poor or variable growing conditions. It is sometimes cultivated in western tropical Africa, and a few other areas of the tropics, for its edible leaves. It's family is Amaranthaceae.
- 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
|Kannada||Anne soppu, Hanne soppu|
|English||Silver Cockscomb, White Cockscomb|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the tropics, able to be grown also in the subtropics and warm temperate zones.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Karnataka Aushadhiya Sasyagalu By Dr.Maagadi R Gurudeva, Page no:11