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Rhinacanthus nasutus is an erect, much-branched shrub growing up to 2 metres tall, occasionally to 3 metres. The plant is often gathered from the wild for local medicinal use. It is commonly cultivated in Java as a hedge plant and for protection against soil erosion. It is also planted for its ornamental value.
- 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, steroids, terpenoids, anthraquinones, lignans and especially naphthoquinone analogues as major constituents etc.
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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
Succeeds in full sun or partial shade. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil.