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Clerodendrum serratum

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Clerodendrum serratum is a perennial woody shrub with blunt quadrangular stem.


Common cold, Cough, Tuberculosis, Asthma, Chronic respiratory disorders, Headache, Earache, Wounds[1]

Parts Used

Root, Leaf[2].

Chemical Composition


Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Bharangi, Karitaggi gida
Hindi Bharangi
Malayalam NA
Tamil Sirutekku
Telugu Gantu barangu
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit Angaravalli
English Blue-flowered Glory Tree



Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.









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Kind Shape Feature
Oval in shape Oval in shape with sharps thorns which are pulpy and oily



Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Slightly fragrant Pale blue pinkish Grow in bunchs. Flowering from July to December {{{5}}}


Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Appearing in group of 16 After ripening colour changes to black.

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Stem cuttings

How to plant/cultivate

Light to medium, particularly in laterite or red loam soils.[5]

Commonly seen growing in areas

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  1. Karnataka Medicinal Plants by Shri M. R. Gurudeva, Page No. 132
  2. 2.0 2.1 ”Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume-3” by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.973, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #6/7, Kaalika Soudha, Balepete cross, Bengaluru
  3. [Chemistry]
  4. Kappatagudda - A Repertoire of Medicianal Plants of Gadag by Yashpal Kshirasagar and Sonal Vrishni, Page No. 132
  5. Cultivation

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