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Osmunda regalis is a herbaceous fern growing from a short, erect, massive rhizome; the fronds are usually from 30 - 200cm tall, but can reach 300cm. Plants are evergreen in warm winter areas but deciduous elsewhere. The plant is harvested from the wild for use as a medicine and source of materials. It is often grown as an ornamental, there are some named forms.
- 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
Jaundice, Wounds, Rheumatic joints, Intestinal worms.
[[:Category:Herbs with used in medicine|]], stem, leaves, Root.
It contains alkanes, alkyl esters, primary alcohols, secondary alcohols, ketones, aldehydes , fatty acids and β-sitosterol.
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
Osmunda regalis has a very wide native range from the south of South America to the north of North America, as well as being found in much of Europe and Asia.
Commonly seen growing in areas
Wet heaths, Woods, On peaty soil, Swampy areas, Damp woodland.
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Jaundice
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Wounds
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Rheumatic joints
- Ayurvedic Herbs known to be helpful to treat Intestinal worms
- Herbs with used in medicine
- Herbs with stem used in medicine
- Herbs with leaves used in medicine
- Herbs with Root used in medicine
- Habit - Fern
- Index of Plants which can be propagated by Division of the rootstock
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Wet heaths
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Woods
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of On peaty soil
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Swampy areas
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Damp woodland
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