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Bauhinia racemosa

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Bauhinia racemosa is a small tree with a short spreading crown. It can grow up to 15 metres tall. The tree is more or less deciduous, but the new leaves are sometimes produced before the old leaves fall.

Uses

Headaches, Fever, Internal bleeding, Diarrhoea.

Parts Used

Gum, Leaves.

Chemical Composition

It contains Benzoxepin Chroman derivaties etc.[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada ಅಪ್ತಾ Aapta, ಅರಳುಕದುಮನ್ದರ Aralukadumandara
Hindi Katmauli
Malayalam Arampaali
Tamil Atti
Telugu Tella arecettu
Marathi Apta
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit Yamalapatrakah
English Bidi Leaf Tree

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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

Semi-deciduous tree

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

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Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds, Cuttings.

How to plant/cultivate

A plant of dry to moist areas of the tropics and subtropics. In its natural habitat the absolute maximum shade temperature it experiences varies from 38 - 48°c, the absolute minimum from -1 - +11°c.[4]

Season to grow

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Required Ecosystem/Climate

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Kind of soil needed

Commonly seen growing in areas

Dry river valleys in southern China, Deciduous forests, Grassy blanks, Open spaces, Dry hills.

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References

  1. Chemical constituents
  2. Common names
  3. [Morphology]
  4. Cultivation
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