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Leucas cephalotes is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.90 metres tall. It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine.
- 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.
|Narrow||Oblong-elliptic||Cuneate. Nearly entire to slightly toothed|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|White||Upper lip bearded, Lower lip is clearly longer than upper|
|Narrow nutlets||3x2mm long||Oblong||Blunty trigonous|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will succeed outdoors in Britain.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- Kappatagudda - A Repertoire of Medicianal Plants of Gadag by Yashpal Kshirasagar and Sonal Vrishni, Page No. 257