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Lepidagathis trinervis is a prostrate to suberect up to a foot tall. Twigs are quardrangular, bristly or hairless twigs, arising from a woody rootstock. Leaves are stalkless, linear to narrowly lanceshaped, 2-4.5 cm long, 3-5 mm broad, hairless, 3-nerved from the base, lateral nerves weaker than midrib and run along entire margin.
- 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
The hydro-distilled essential oil obtained from the flowering aerial parts of Lepidagathis fasciculata Nees was analyzed by gas chromatography equipped with a flame ionization detector (GC-FID) and gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry.
|Malayalam||Tran gha, Tran kantho|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Complex||Alternate||Sessile, muticose, acute, entire, lanceolate above, midrib beneath distinct, with a slender nerves parallel to it, near the margins, the margins scabrid, otherwise more or less glabrous.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Bisexual||5||White with yellow||Bracteate, bracts ovate, spinous-cuspidate-glabrous, often minutely pubescent at the apex and margin, bracteoles linear-lanceolate, softly membranous||Flowering from January to December|
|Caspsules ovoid-lanceolate||2-seeded, yellowish-brown, shining, smooth seeds, brownish-black, rounded at the tip, with long mucilaginous hygroscopic hairs||Nil||Nil||Nil||Fruiting from January to December|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Easily grown in a rich well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Season to grow
Drained, Rich in nutrients.