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Toddalia asiatica is a prickly, climbing, evergreen shrub producing stems from 2 - 20 metres long. The stems attach themselves to other plants for support by means of their sharp, recurved prickles. When growing in an open, sunny position, the plant often grows as a shrub and does not climb.
Volatile oil, 0.08% - toddalolactone, citronella, linalool. Stem bark - aculeatin; aculeatin hydrate; colorless substance.
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 subtropical to tropical climates, it will only flourish in frost-free areas with a fairly high annual rainfall.