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Veratrum nigrum - Black false hellebore
Veratrum nigrum is a widespread Eurasian species of perennial flower of the family Melanthiaceae. The plant was widely known even in ancient times.
- 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
One new steroid alkaloid, 12β-hydroxylveratroylzygadenine and four known compounds, verdine, jervine, veramarine, and veratroylzygadenine, have been isolated from the roots and rhizomes of Veratrum nigrum L.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Laghu (Light), Tikshna (Sharp)
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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
Requires a deep fertile moisture retentive humus-rich soil