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Hibiscus surattensis is a prostrate or climbing annual plant producing stems up to 6 metres long. All parts of the plant, including the weak stems and leaf stalks are covered with small downward-pointing soft prickles and hairs. Commonly used as a potherb in many areas in Africa and Asia.
- 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
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
A plant of moist tropical areas where it is found at elevations up to 1,700 metres.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare