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Trichodesma indicum - Adhapuspi, Indian Borage
Adhakpuspi is an Indian medicinal plant found in the Indian subcontinent. These are widely distributed as a weed throughout India. They grow to an altitude of about 1500 m in the Himalayas and it is used as a fertiliser and as an herbal medicine.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Habit
- 6 Identification
- 7 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 8 Where to get the saplings
- 9 Mode of Propagation
- 10 How to plant/cultivate
- 11 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 12 Photo Gallery
- 13 References
- 14 External Links
The seed of the plant contains lenoleic acid, Oleic acid, palmatic acid.The leaves cotains hexaconase, Ethylhexacosanoate, Ethylester and 21, 24 Hexacosadeinoic acid.
|Simple||Oblong-lanceolate||Leaf Apex is Acite and its base is Acute-auriculate.it has entire leaf margin|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||4-8cm long||Blue||Flowering from September-November and January-March|
|Smooth||Smooth on the outer and rugosely pitted on the inner face.||In almost free, 4 nutlets||Fruiting throughout the year.|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
The plant is found as a weed in many areas of the tropics and subtropics.