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Careya arborea - Kubhīkaḥ
Kulaµjana consists of dried rhizome of Alpinia galanga. It is a plant grows up to about 2m tall. It is native to eastern Himalayas and southwest India. This plat is belongs to Lecythidaceae family.
- 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
Seeds contain triterpenoid sapogenols, sterols; leaves contain a triterpene ester, beta-amyrin, hexacosanol, taraxerol, beta-sitosterol, quercetin and taraxeryl acetate.
|Kannada||Daddala, Gudda, Daddippe|
|Sanskrit||Svādupuṣpa, Viṭapī, Sthala Kumbhī|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Kaphahara, Vātahara, Grāhī,
|Paripinnate||Oblong||Leaf Arrangement is Alternate-spiral|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||2-4cm long||Pink||Flowering throughout the year and In terminal and/or axillary pseudoracemes|
|Oblong pod||Thinly septate, pilose, wrinkled||Seeds upto 5||Fruiting throughout the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Fresh seeds germinate readily. Prefers a well-drained, sandy or even rocky soil.