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Indigofera aspalathoides is a low-growing shrub with copiously spreading rigid branches. The plant is a popular medicine in India where it is harvested from the wild for local use and trade. It is an ingregient of various proprietary preparations.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Sessile||1-5 foliolate||Digitate, Crowed on the young branches|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Solitary||Carolla dark pink||Exerted, Fileform, Longer than the leaves. Flowering season is Septemeber-January|
|Fruiting season is Septemeber-January|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Indigofera species generally grow best in a sunny position, preferring a well-drained but moist soil.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare