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Barleria cristata is an erect, branched evergreen shrub. It grows 1 - 3 metres tall. The plant is widely grown as an ornamental, particularly as a flowering hedge plant.
- 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 Season to grow
- 13 Required Ecosystem/Climate
- 14 Kind of soil needed
- 15 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 16 Photo Gallery
- 17 References
- 18 External Links
Two phenolic compounds (P- Coumaric acid and α–Tocopherol), two flavonoidal compounds ( luetoline and 7-methoxy luetoline) and two iridoidal glycosides (barlerin and schanshiside methyl ester) have been isolated from leaves of Barleria cristata their structure were established by spectral analysis.
|Kannada||ಝಿಂಟೆ Jhinte, ಕುರುವಕ Kuruvaka|
|Telugu||Gobbi, Kodi kannu|
|English||Bluebell barleria, Crested Philippine violet|
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|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Requires at least a moderate amount of sun if it is to flower freely.
Season to grow
Kind of soil needed
Best growth typically occurs in dry to medium moisture well-drained soils in full sun to light shade.