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Saccharum munja - Munja
Saccharum munja known as munja is a grass found in arid areas and along river banks in India. The grass is tall, panicles silky and greenish brown. The grass grows in excess and up to 7 feet in height. Leaf sheath shortly silky at extreme base, otherwise quite smooth, straight, pale straw colored, villous on margins at apex with long white hairs usually much longer than proper internodes, uppermost sheath sometimes extending beyond the base of panicle.
- 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 cellulose, Lignin, Pentosomes and ash.
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Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Tikta (Bitter), Kashaya (Astringent)
Kapha, Vata, Pitta
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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
A plant of subtropical to tropical areas, where it is found from sea level to 1,700 metres.