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Indigofera trifoliata is a perennial plant with erect or ascending stems that can become more or less woody and persist. The plant can grow 15 - 60cm tall. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a nutritive tonic and a dye.
- 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
|English||Three Leaf Indigo|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Trifoliate||Inverted Lanceshaped||Leaf stalk 6-13mm long, Blunt with a short sharp point|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|1-2cm long||Red or Dark pink||Fruits are deflexed. straight 6-8 seeded||Flowering season is Septemebr-January|
|Fruiting season is Septemebr-January|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
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How to plant/cultivate
Indigofera species generally grow best in a sunny position, preferring a well-drained but moist soil..
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare