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Artemisia douglasiana - Nagadaman

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Artemisia douglasiana

Artemisia douglasiana is commonly known as California Mugwort, Douglas's Sagewort or Dream Plant, is western North American species of aromatic herbs in the sunflower family.

Uses

Joint pain, Headaches, Abrasions, Rashes, Women's reproductive issues, Irregular menstruation.

Parts Used

Seeds.

Chemical Composition

The chemical compositions of Artemisia douglasiana essential oil are shown in Table 1. 10 compounds representing 90.15 % of Artemisia douglasiana essential oil were identified[1]

Common names

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


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

Shrub

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Simple The leaves are divided into 3-6 toothed leaflets, with smaller leaflets in between

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Unisexual 2-4cm long Yellow 5-20 Flowers Season is June - August

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
7–10 mm (0.28–0.4 in.) long pome clearly grooved lengthwise, Lowest hooked hairs aligned towards crown With hooked hairs {{{6}}}

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

California Mugwort, Artemisia douglasiana, is a three foot perennial that has a funny sage odor[2]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Stream banks, Ditch banks, Road cuts.

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