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Ophiorrhiza mungos is an erect, herbaceous, evergreen perennial plant with stems that can become more or less woody and persist; it usually grows 10 - 50cm tall, but can reach 100cm. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
Cancer, Snakebites, Wounds, Stomachache
Whole plant, Leaf.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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||Flowering from July to January
||Fruiting from July to January
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Commonly seen growing in areas
Secondary forest, Primary forest, In moist localities.
- ↑ Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 ”Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume-3” by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.1058, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #6/7, Kaalika Soudha, Balepete cross, Bengaluru
- ↑ [Chemistry]
- ↑ [Morphology]
- ↑ Cultivation