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Ficus arnottiana - Nandī

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Nandī

Nandī consists of dried root of Ficus arnottiana. It is a glabrous tree or shrub without aerial roots, found throughout India in rocky hills up to 1350 m altitude.

Uses

Wound healing, Aphrodisiac, Burning sensation, Diabetes [1]

Parts Used

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Chemical Composition

[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Bettada arali, Kaadaarasa mara, Kaadalage
Hindi Paras pipal
Malayalam Amakanniyam, Amakanniyan, Kallal, Kallarayal
Tamil Kallarasu, Tevavaracu
Telugu Bondaraavi, Kalla ravi
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit Kapitanah, Lapitanah, Nandi, Nandyavartah
English


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

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Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Paripinnate Oblong Leaf Arrangementis Alternate-spiral

[3]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Unisexual 2-4cm long Pink Flowering throughout the year and In terminal and/or axillary pseudoracemes

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Oblong pod Thinly septate, pilose, wrinkled Seeds upto 5 Fruiting throughout the year

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Stem cuttings

How to plant/cultivate

[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

[[:Category:Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of |]], [[:Category:Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of |]].

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References

  1. Uses
  2. The Ayuredic Pharmacopoeia of India Part-1, Volume-5, Page no-14
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  4. [Cultivation detail]

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