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Combretum indicum is a vigorous, fast-growing, climbing shrub growing up to 8 metres tall. The much-branched stems can grow up to 20 metres long in tropical climates. The plant is a popular traditional medicine and is also grown as an ornamental hedge. It is widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics, sometimes also in the warm temperate zone, as an ornamental climber for clothing arches, climbing into trees etc.
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Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Succeeds in the tropical, subtropical and warm temperate zones. Succeeds in full sun or partial shade.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- "Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2" by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.616, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #45, Paapannana Tota, 1st Main road, Basaveshwara Nagara, Bengaluru.
- "Useful Tropical Plants