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Typha laxmannii is a herbaceous perennial plant growing from a vigorous, rhizomatous rootstock. The plant forms a large, dense clump of erect, unbranched stems 80 - 150cm tall. The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials. This species is widespread with stable populations and does not face any major threats.
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
Grow in a rich soil in boggy pond margins or shallow water to 15cm deep. Succeeds in sun or part shade.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- [Chemical constituents]