Capparis moonii is a thorny, evergreen, climbing shrub. It grows into the surrounding vegetation up to a height of 10 metres or more. When growing in open areas the plant normally adopts a lower, more bushy habit. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine. Extracts of the plant are used in commercial cosmetic preparations.
Tuberculosis, Skin ailments.
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
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Commonly seen growing in areas
Moist deciduous forests, Semi-evergreen forests, Rocky coastal areas, Laterite soils along rocky slopes.