Note: This is a project under development. The articles on this wiki are just being initiated and broadly incomplete. You can Help creating new pages.
Lasia spinosa is an evergreen, herbaceous perennial plant growing 1 - 2 metres tall, spreading by means of a long, creeping, stoloniferous stem. The plant is harvested from the wild for its edible leaves and various medicinal uses. It is also sometimes cultivated as a vegetable crop along the margins of ponds.
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
Found in the wild at low to moderate elevations in tropical and subtropical areas.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare