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Cestrum nocturnum - Raat ki rani
Cestrum nocturnum is an evergreen shrub growing up to 3.5 metres tall. The plant is widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics, mainly as an ornamental and hedge plan.
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|Hindi||Rat ki rani|
|English||Night-blooming cestrum, Night Jasmine|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||4"-8" long||It blooms in cycles throughout warm weather and Vine-like stems reach up to 12' in its native habitat|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||2-4cm long||Greenish-creamy||5||Although the flowers are not showy to the eye. Flowering throughout the year|
|7–10 mm (0.28–0.4 in.) long pome||Clearly grooved lengthwise, Lowest hooked hairs aligned towards crown||With hooked hairs||Fruiting throughout the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
The mature plant is hardy to about -4°c, but without protection, the new growth is likely to be killed at around 1°c