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Euphorbia tithymaloides is a perennial succulent spurge. It is an erect shrub, the plant is also known by the scientific name Pedilanthus tithymaloides. However, the genus Pedilanthus has been submerged into the genus Euphorbia, and is more correctly known by its new name.
Leaves samples were processed to obtain extracts using hexane (Hex), ethyl acetate (EA) and ethanol by maceration.
|English||Devil's Backbone, Japanese Poinsettia|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||Acuminate in shape, With entire (smooth) edges||The leaf is a simple angiosperm leaf, arranged oppositely on the stem. Each leaf is sessile and about 1.4 to 3 inches in length|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Bisexual||Ovoid in shape||Pink||The seed pod is about 0.30 inches (7.6 mm) long and 0.35 inches (8.9 mm) wide, and ovoid in shape (with truncated ends)|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Pedilanthus tithymaloides houseplant likes bright indirect sunlight. Plant in direct sun in fall and winter, but give it a little protection from stinging hot rays in spring and summer. <