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Calotropis procera tree is a large. It grows upto 4 metres tall. The plant can sometimes produce a single bole that is free of branches for up to the first 2.5 metres.
Chemical composition of the volatile oil of traditionally useful Calotropis procera which is reported for the first time in literature consist of nine identified compounds in leaf, and ten in stem, which are respectively responsible for 93.9% and 86.4% of leaf and stem oils. 
|Kannada||Bili ekkada gida|
|English||Rubber Bush, Apple of sodom|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Opposite||Broadly elliptic||It is Varying between ovate and ob-ovate,Its size is 15cm long and 10cm broad|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Waxy White||5||Purple tipped inside and with a central purplish crown|
|Inflated||8-12cm||Grey-Green||Many||It contains numerous seeds with tufts of long silky hairs at one end|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the semi-arid tropics and subtropics, it is found growing at elevations from sea level to 1,300 metres. It grows best in areas where the mean annual rainfall is in the range 300 - 400mm.