, Eleutherine bulbosa
Dayak Onion is a bulbous plant, producing a clump of grass-like leaves 15 - 75cm tall. The plant is often harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
Wound healing, Intestinal worms, Sprains, Epileptic fits,
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
||The leaves are radial, lanceshaped and hairless measure 25-60 cm x 1-2.5 cm.
||Color and composition
||The flowers are white or yellow in colour and open in the evening for 2 hours. The flowers are borne in long erect stems and each flower is about 3 cm across.
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
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