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Clitoria ternatea is a vigorous, trailing, scrambling or climbing vine with a strong woody rootstock belonging to the family Fabaceae. The plant is native to equatorial Asia, including locations the Indian sub-continent and Southeast Asia but has also been introduced to Africa, Australia and America.
- 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
The preliminary phytochemical screening showed that the plant contained Tannins, Phlobatannin, Carbohydrates, Saponins, Triterpenoids, Phenols, Flavanoids etc
|Kannada||Kanti soppu, Giri kannike|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Katu, Tikta, Kashaaya
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|Flowering Throughout the year|
|Fruiting Throughout the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
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How to plant/cultivate
Commonly seen growing in areas
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- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2” by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.252, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #45, Paapannana Tota, 1st Main road, Basaveshwara Nagara, Bengaluru.
- IOSR Journal Of Pharmacy, Author - Prof Dr Ali Esmail Al-Snafi
- Planet Ayurveda