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Lupinus albus is an erect, branched, annual plant producing a short, bushy plant up to 120cm tall with a strong taproot. The plant is sometimes cultivated for its edible seeds and as a geen manure and is known to have been cultivated since ancient times in Greece, Italy, Egypt and Cyprus. Its importance has fluctuated often during the history of its cultivation. At present it has almost disappeared in central Europe, while it is becoming more widely grown in the Americas.
- 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
White lupin is primarily a plant of the temperate zone, though it has been successfullty cultivated in the tropics, often at higher elevations up to 3,000 metres.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare