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Physalis minima is a species of perennial herbs elonging to the family Solanaceae. It is a pantropical annual herb 20–50 cm high at its maturity. It can be found near the marshes of Java.
- 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
Physalis minima can be used in Food. Leaves are cooked as vegetable and ripe fruits are eaten raw.
The plant have phenolics and alkaloids.
|Kannada||Gudde hannu, Bandula gida|
|Hindi||Rasbhari, Ban Tipariya|
|English||Ground Cherry, Sun berry|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Physalis minima Contains the Following nutritional components like - Reducing sugars; Vitamin-C; Tannins; Pectin; Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc
|Simple||Round in outline||Leaves can reach 10cm in length. Each leaf is toothed or lobed|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Bisexual||Greenish yellow sometimes brownish yellow||The flowers have 5 Regular Parts and are up to 2cm wide. Flowering from July to November|
|Fruiting from July to November|
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
- ”Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume-3” by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.395, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #6/7, Kaalika Soudha, Balepete cross, Bengaluru
- "Forest food for Northern region of Western Ghats" by Dr. Mandar N. Datar and Dr. Anuradha S. Upadhye, Page No.126, Published by Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science (MACS) Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune
- Chemical composition
- Kappatagudda - A Repertoire of Medicianal Plants of Gadag by Yashpal Kshirasagar and Sonal Vrishni, Page No. 308
- Cultivation Details