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Rumex nepalensis is a herbaceous, perennial plant producing erect, branched stems 50 - 180cm tall from a large rootstock. The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of tannins.
- 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 sixteen compounds were obtained and identified as ferulic acid (1), 7-hydroxy-5-methoxyphthalide (2), methyl 2-acetyl-3,5-dihydroxyphenylacetate (3), methylorsellinate (4), methyl p-hydroxycinnamate (5), 1-(2-Hydroxy-5-Methyl-phenyl)-ethanon (6), methyl syringate (7), 1-(2,4-dihydroxy-6-methylphenyl)-ethanon (8), 4-hydroxy-benzeneethanol (9), isovanillin (10), fallacinol (11), 7-hydroxy-2-methyl-5-methylchromone.
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
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How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the warm temperate to tropical zones, usually at higher elevations in the tropics.