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Viola patrinii is a stemless, herbaceous perennial plant growing from a short, stout rhizome; it produces clusters of 3 - 5 or more basal leaves 7 - 20cm tall. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and a medicine. The dried herb is traded for medicinal purposes in local markets and exported from China to other Chinese communities around the world.
- 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 Two isoflavonoids, tectorigenin-7-O-β-D-glucoside and luteolin-7-O-β-D-glucurono pyranoside were isolated from ethyl acetate fraction of Viola patrinii fermentation extracts.
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
Prefers a cool moist well-drained humus-rich soil in partial or dappled shade and protection from scorching winds. Tolerates sandstone and limestone soils but becomes chlorotic if the pH is too high. Prefers a pH between 6 and 6.5.