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Polygala sibirica is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.15 metres tall. It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
- 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 dimethoxyacetophenone, Evofolin, Salicylic acid, Trans-sinapic acid methyl ester, Trimethoxycinnamic acid methyl ester, Trimethoxycinnamic acid, Hydroxy, Trimethoxy-flavone, Sinapylalcohol-4-O-β-D-apiofuranosyl-(1→2)-β-D-glucopyranoside, Syringaresinol, Medioresinol, Pinoresinol.
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
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in most parts of this country. It is a very variable plant.