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Kalanchoe pinnata is an erect, evergreen, usually unbranched, smooth, succulent herb. It can grow up to 200cm tall. The stems usually become more or less woody, especially near the base. Plants can become more or less leafless when flowering. The plant has a wide range of medicinal uses and is often harvested from the wild. It is commonly grown as an ornamental in the tropics, and as a houseplant in colder areas.
- 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
Prefers a sunny position but tolerant of some shade. Tolerant of a wide range of soils and conditions.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare