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Grewia villosa

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Grewia villosa is usually a deciduous, much-branched shrub growing from 1 - 4 metres tall, though it sometimes becomes more tree-like and up to 4.5 metres tall. The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials.

Uses

Body pains, Wounds, Syphilis, Smallpox.[1]

Parts Used

Fruits.

Chemical Composition

[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Butti-aaragale
Hindi Baliogangarin
Malayalam
Tamil Kullai
Telugu Banta
Marathi Kharmati
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit
English Hairy Crossberry


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

Deciduous shrub

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[3]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

A plant of drier areas in the tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,200 metres.[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Acacia-Terminalia-Combretum woodland, Limestone areas, Arid hills, Acacia bush.

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References

  1. Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
  2. [Chemistry]
  3. [Morphology]
  4. Cultivation

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