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Indian sage is an evergreen, slender, erect, much-branched shrub, growing 1 - 3 metres tall. A popular herbal remedy within its native range, it is gathered from the wild and also traded locally, especially for its use as a diuretic. The plant also provides edible leaves, and is cultivated in gardens as a hedge.
It contains twelve compounds were identified as multiflorenol, valenc, hydroxy, glucoside, tetrahydroxy-flavone, glucoside, trihydroxyflavone, glucoside, tetrahydroxy-flavone, mannopyranoside, epipinoresinol, pinoresinol etc.
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
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A plant of the lowland tropics. Grows best on fertile soils.