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Ringworm bush is a deciduous shrub or small tree with horizontal branches. It can grow up to 8 metres tall. The plant is highly valued in many areas of the tropics for its medicinal virtues. It is commonly gathered from the wild, mainly for medicinal use but also as a food and source of materials.
- 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
12 compounds were isolated from C. alata, which were identified as Chrysoeriol, Kaempferol, Quercetin, Trihydroflavanone, Kaempferol-3-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (5), Kaempferol beta-D-glucopyranoside etc.
|Kannada||Dodda chagache, Dhavalagida|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Flowering from November to February|
|Fruiting from November to February|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of moister areas in the tropics, where it is usually found at lower elevations but occasionally as high as 2,100 metres.
Commonly seen growing in areas
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