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Digera muricata

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Digera muricata is an annual herb growing up to 70 cm tall. Often gathered from the wild for local use as a food in some areas it is also cultivated and sold in local markets.

Uses

Indigestion, Urinary disorders.

Parts Used

Leaves, Young shoots, Flowers.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada ಚೆಂಚಲಿಸೊಪ್ಪು Chenchalisoppu, ಗೊರಜೆಪಲ್ಲೆ Gorajepalle
Hindi Chanchali
Malayalam
Tamil Toyya kirai
Telugu Chenchalicettu
Marathi
Gujarathi Kanjaro
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit
English False Amaranth

[2]

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

Annual

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 very adaptable plant, it occurs naturally in both tropical and subtropical regions, where it can be found in semi-arid through to quite moist areas.[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Most common on disturbed, Waste ground, Savannah, Semi desert, Mud soils.

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References

  1. [Chemistry]
  2. Common names
  3. [Morphology]
  4. [Cultivation]

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