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Avicennia officinalis - Indian Mangrove
Indian mangrove is an evergreen shrub or tree. It is grows upto 8 - 18 metres tall but exceptionally to 25 metres tall.
- 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
The genus includes true mangrove plants that have been reported to contain iridoids glycosides, flavonoids, diterpenes, triterpenes, fatty acids, and naphthoquinones.
|Kannada||ಕಾಂದಲೆ Kandale, ಮದ Mada|
|English||Indian mangrove, white mangrove|
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 moist to wet tropics and subtropics, where it is always found at around sea-level near the coast.