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Zanthoxylum acanthopodium is a prickly, evergreen plant that varies in habit from a shrub to a woody climber or a small tree. It can grow up to 6 metres tall. The plant is mainly gathered from the wild for its essential oil and medicinal use, though it is also sometimes cultivated.
- 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 the major compounds were linalool, 9,12-octadecadien-ol, 1,8-cineole , 2-undecanone, farnesol, 9,12,15-octadecatrien-1-ol and β-caryophyllene etc.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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