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Ipomoea nil

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Ipomoea nil is a climbing, herbaceous annual or perennial plant producing stems that either twine into other plants for support or sprawl along the ground. The plant is gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Uses

Oedema, Oliguria, Ascariasis, Constipation, Mental disorders.[1]

Parts Used

[[:Category:Herbs with used in medicine|]], stem, leaves, Root.

Chemical Composition

[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Gowri beeja
Hindi Jharmaric
Malayalam Taliyari
Tamil
Telugu Kollivittulu
Marathi Kaladana
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit Kalanjani
English Blue Morning Glory


Properties

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

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Annual climber

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[3]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

The plant is not frost hardy, but can be grown outdoors as a tender annual in temperate zones.[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Thickets, Waysides, Fields, Hedges.

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References

  1. Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
  2. [Chemistry]
  3. [Morphology]
  4. Cultivation

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