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Polygonum hydropiper is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.75 metres tall. It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials.
- 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 flavonoids, quinones, phenylpropanoids, and terpenoids, which show anticancer, antitumor, anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antibacterial, insecticidal etc.
|Kannada||Kari agrada gida|
|English||Water Pepper, Marsh-pepper smartweed|
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 water plant, growing in shallow water or wet soils. Succeeds in most soils if they are wet and dislikes shade.