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Tylophora fasciculata is a small, slender, much-branched undershrub or twining pubescent herb producing stems 30 - 90cm tall. The rhizome is 25 - 50mm in diameter. The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use as a medicine and rat poison. It belongs to the Asclepiadaceae family.
- 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
Tylophora indica contains 0.2%–0.3% alkaloids but the alkaloid content (w/w) in commercial samples is standardized to about 0.1% of tylophorine in the sun-dried material.
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
Annual rainfall of about 1000–1500 mm is ideal for Tylophora plant. It prefers partial shade conditions of the forests and soil rich in humus.
Commonly seen growing in areas
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- Herbs with common name in Sanskrit
- Herbs with common name in English
- Habit - Climber
- Index of Plants which can be propagated by Seeds
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Thickets
- Herbs that are commonly seen in the region of Hills among grass