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Callicarpa tomentosa is a large shrub or small tree. It will grow up to 5 metres tall. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
- 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
|Kannada||ಆರತಿ ಗಿಡ Aarati gida, ದೊಡ್ಡ ನಾತದ ಗಿಡ Dodda nathada gida|
|English||French mulberry of the Western Ghats, Great woolly Malayan lilac|
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
Species in this genus generally require a sunny position or light dappled shade. Prefers a highly fertile well-drained loamy soil. Requires cross-pollination for good fruit production. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- "Useful Tropical Plants" from the Tropical Ferns information