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Ipomoea mauritiana - Kṣīravidārī
Kṣīravidārī is the dried root of Ipomoea digitata Linn. It is a perennial climber. It distributed throughout the warm and moist regions of 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
Emaciation, Poor digestion, Debility, Menstrual discharge, Constipation, Uterine pain, Menstrual discharge, Sexual debility, Infertility, Hepatosplenomegaly, Gastric ulcer, Ulcerative colitis, Snake bites, High blood pressure, Heart disease, Bronchitis, Spermatorrhea, Scorpion stings, Menorrhagia.
Glycosides, steroids, tannins and fixed oil.
|Hindi||Vidaaree Kanda, Bhuh Kumdaa, Bhui Kumbhadaa|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Tikta, Kaṣāya, Madhura
|Simple||Alternate||Leaves palmately 5-7-lobed, 6-12 x 5-9 cm, base cordae, acuminate at apex of lobations; petiole 4-8 cm long.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Axillary cymes||Bisexual||Pink-purple||Calyx-lobes subequal, c. 8 mm long, broadly ovate, glabrous. Corolla large, pink, widely campanulate; tube 2.5-3 cm long, limb spreading, 4-5 cm across, glabrous. Stamens included. Ovary 4-locular|
|Capsule||1 x 0.8 cm||Ovoid, black, woolly.||Seeds 4|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Commonly seen growing in areas
- The Ayuredic Pharmacopoeia of India Part-1, Volume-5, Page no-14
- [Cultivation details]