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Oenanthe javanica is an erect, perennial plant growing from 10 - 150cm tall. The plant has creeping stolons by which it spreads vigorously, often forming large clumps.
- 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 compounds obtained from the oil of Water Dropwort were richer in sesquiterperpenes such as α-Copaene (18.3%), Z-Caryophyllene (0.34%) α-Cuprenene (0.40%) and Cembrene-type diterpenes such as Incensole (26.4%) and Cembrenol (0.45%).
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
Oenanthe javanica is found from the warm temperate zone to the tropics, where it can be found at elevations up to 3,400 metres.