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Teramnus labialis is an extremely variable, prostrate or trailing, evergreen herbaceous plant, sometimes becoming woody at the base. The stems can be up to 3 metres long, scrambling over the ground or twining into the surrounding vegetation for support. Some forms are stoloniferous, spreading at the roots, whilst some can shed their leaves in dry periods.
- 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 Season to grow
- 12 Soil type required
- 13 Ecosystem/Climate
- 14 How to plant/cultivate
- 15 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 16 Photo Gallery
- 17 References
- 18 External Links
It contains Crude protein, crude fat, ash, and nitrogen freeextracts constituted 22.86%, 6.10%, 4.62%, and,58.15%, respectively, of the seed weight. The caloricvalue of 100 g dry matter of seed material was 378.94kcal.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Trifoliate||Rounded leaf stalks||0.9 tp 4cm long|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Obovate||5mm X 3.5mm||Petal white||Pink or purplish||Flowering season is throught the year|
|Fruiting season is throught the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
Season to grow
Soil type required
Found in well- (rarely poorly-) drained sands to clays with pH (5.5‒) 6.0‒8.0 (‒9.0). Although originating from mostly near neutral to alkaline soils.
Mostly collected in run-on or moister areas, in regions with average annual rainfall (500‒) 750‒1,500 (‒2,500) mm.
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the moist tropics, where it is found at elevations from sea level up to 3,000 metres.