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Blepharis edulis is an erect to prostrate, annual to perennial plant. It grows up to 50cm tall. This is an exceedingly variable species and plants in dry places. It is sometimes gathered from the wild for its edible seed.
- 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 Season to grow
- 13 Required Ecosystem/Climate
- 14 Kind of soil needed
- 15 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 16 Photo Gallery
- 17 References
- 18 External Links
White crystalline body soluble in water, amylic and ethylic alcohol which is insoluble in ether and petrolium ether.
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
Blepharis edulis is wild species not cultivated species. Propagation by various methods, such as rooting of stem cutting, seed propagation, micropagation.
Season to grow
Dry Acacia-Commiphora bushland, Acacia bushland and grassland, semidesert scrub, lava outcrops, hardpans, often on alkaline or saline soils; 150–1450 m.