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Vitex peduncularis is a tree growing 5 - 15 metres tall. The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for its timber and local medicinal use. It is cultivated as a shade tree in Assam.
- 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
A review of the literature reveals that the presence of various chemical constituents in the different parts of the Vitex peduncularis are flavones, 4'-acetoxy-5-hydroxy-6, 7-dimethoxyflavone together with four known compounds, crisimartin, genkwanin, 3α-friedeliniol and 3β-friedeliniol etc.
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
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- Chemical constituents