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Rhododendron campanulatum is an evergreen shrub. It can grow up to 4.5 metres tall. Some plants in cultivation in western Scotland have attained a height of more than 9 metres with a bole 40cm in diameter. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of materials. It is often grown as an ornamental.
- 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 The phytochemical studies showed the presence of terpenoids in the petroleum and methanol extracts, steroids in the diethyl ether and chloroform extracts, tannins in the diethyl ether and methanol extracts, and glycosides, flavonoids, and saponins in the methanol extract.
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
Rhododendron campanulatum is native to higher elevations in the Himalayas, where it can be found at elevations up to 4,400 metres.