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Hyoscyamus muticus is a perennial herb or shrub growing up to 1.5 metres tall. The plant is gathered from the wild and used locally in traditional medicine. It is a rich source of alkaloids that are of interest to the pharmaceutical industry and consequently, the plant is often gathered from the wild and is also occasionally cultivated in countries such as Egypt, Pakistan and India.
- 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
Spacing for optimal leaf production and alkaloid yield is about 45 cm between rows and 15 cm in the rows.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare