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Indian sage is an evergreen, slender, erect, much-branched shrub, growing 1 - 3 metres tall. A popular herbal remedy within its native range, it is gathered from the wild and also traded locally, especially for its use as a diuretic. The plant also provides edible leaves, and is cultivated in gardens as a hedge.
- 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
It contains twelve compounds were identified as multiflorenol, valenc, hydroxy, glucoside, tetrahydroxy-flavone, glucoside, trihydroxyflavone, glucoside, tetrahydroxy-flavone, mannopyranoside, epipinoresinol, pinoresinol 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
A plant of the lowland tropics. Grows best on fertile soils.