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Lyonia ovalifolia is a deciduous shrub that can grow up to 2.00 metres tall. It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of materials.
- 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
Phytochemical investigation on the twigs and leaves of Lyonia ovalifolia led to the isolation of thirty-four compounds, including six grayanane diterpenoids (1–6), sixteen ursane triterpenoids etc.
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
Grow in dappled shade in moist humus-rich lime-free soils and mulch annually with leafmould.