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Chenopodium album is an erect, annual plant. It grows up to 150cm tall, though when growing in rich ground and in the longer daylengths in the temperate zone. it can sometimes reach up to 400cm. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and 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||ಚಕ್ರವರ್ತಿ Chakravarti, ಚಕ್ಕವತ್ತ Chakkavatta|
|English||Bathua, fat hen, Lamb's quarters|
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|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Fat hen can be found in most regions of the world, from cold temperate to the tropics, where it normally grows at higher elevations.