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Rivina Humilis is a herbaceous perennial plant growing from a woody taproot and with stems that are somewhat woody at the base. The red fruits are gathered from the wild to be used for dyeing. The plant is widely grown as an ornamental in the tropics and subtropics, where it is particularly valued for its brilliantly coloured, rather handsome berries.
- 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
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
Seed, Stem cuttings, Leaf cuttings.
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of low to moderate elevations in the tropics and subtropics. Succeeds in sun or shade. Widely grown as an ornamental, the plant has escaped from cultivation and become naturalized in many parts of the tropics. It has been declared an invasive plant in many areas. The plant spreads mainly by bird-sown seeds.
Commonly seen growing in areas
Open woodland, Shaded waste places, Dry thickets, Chiefly at low elevations.
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