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Lobelia nicotianifolia

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Lobelia nicotianifolia is a coarse, biennial or perennial herb. It can grow up to 2 metres tall. The stems can be unbranched, or with branches near their apices. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and insecticide.

Uses

Abscesses, Furuncles, Scorpion bite, Wounds.[1]

Parts Used

Leaves.

Chemical Composition

Lobeline, Lobelidine, Lobelanine, Isolobenine and Lobelanidine.[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Kadahogesoppu
Hindi Dhawal
Malayalam Kattupokala
Tamil Upperichedi
Telugu Adavipogaku
Marathi Dhawal
Gujarathi Nali
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit Mrityupushpa
English Wild tobacco

[3]

Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Perennial

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[4]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Flowering throughout the year

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Fruiting throughout the year

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

[5]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Open localities on ridges, Often on grassy mountain slopes.

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References

  1. Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
  2. Chemistry
  3. Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2 by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No. 187
  4. [Morphology]
  5. [Cultivation]

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