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Ruta chalepensis is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 0.75 metres tall. It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials.
- 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 Trolox (6 hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-carboxylic acid) was purchased from Sigma-Aldrich, Denmark, Diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl
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 any good open soil. This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- Industrial Crops and Products - Vol 32, Science direct.
- Common names
- "Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2" by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.346, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #45, Paapannana Tota, 1st Main road, Basaveshwara Nagara, Bengaluru.