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Astragalus gummifer is a low-growing, thorny, deciduous shrub. This plant is one of the many species of Astragalus that produce tragacanth gum - a substance with many uses in medicine, as a food additive and in industry.
- 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
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Requires a dry well-drained soil in a sunny position[1, 238]. Succeeds in poor soils.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- [ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4395923/ Astragalus gummifer
- [http://temperate.theferns.info/plant/Astragalus+gummifer Astragalus gummifer
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