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Rhus coriaria is a deciduous shrub that can grow up to 3 metres tall. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials. It is sometimes grown as an ornamental in garden. The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013).
- 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
In total 191 compounds were identified in sumac fruit including, 78 hydrolysable tannins (Gallic acid), 59 flavonoid such as, Apigenin, 40 other compounds such as Butein, 9 anthocyanins such as Cyanidin.
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
Rhus coriaria is not very cold-hardy, tolerating short-lived temperatures down to around -5°c when it is fully dormant, and is unlikely to succeed outdoors in any but the mildest parts of the temperate zone.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Თუთუბო Rhus coriaria Gerbersumach, Gewürzsumach (2).JPG
- Თუთუბო Rhus coriaria Gerbersumach, Gewürzsumach.JPG