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Hibiscus mutabilis is an erect, robust, much-branched deciduous shrub or small tree growing from 1.5 - 5 metres tall. The plant is harvested from the wild mainly as a medicinal plant and source of fibre. It is widely cultivated in tropical and occasionally in temperate areas as an ornamental plant.
- 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
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Hibiscus mutabilis is not a very cold-hardy plant, being able to tolerate short periods with temperatures falling to around -5°c when fully dormant.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare