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Urena lobata is a fast-growing, spreading, branched shrub that can reach a height of 4 - 5 metres. It is often treated as an annual, however, when it will reach a height of 0.5 - 2.5 metres and, if grown closely together, will not branch much.
- 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 alkaloids, cardiac glycoside, tannins, terpenoid and saponin.
|Kannada||ದೊಡ್ಡ ಬೆಂಡೆ Dodda bende, ಕಾಡು ತುತ್ತಿ Kaadu thutthi|
|Telugu||Nalla benda, Padanikaada|
|Marathi||Ran tupkuda, Vanbhendi|
|English||Aramina, Bur mallow|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Flowering from July to January|
|Fruiting from July to January|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
The plant has spread widely as a weed throughout the wet to semi-arid tropics and into the subtropics. It is sometimes cultivated as an annual in cooler climates.