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'''Withania coagulans''' is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family, native to Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Indian subcontinent. Within the Withania genus W. somnifera (Ashwagandha) and W. coagulans (Paneer booti/Ashutosh booti) are economically significant, and are cultivated in several regions for their use in Ayurveda.
 
'''Withania coagulans''' is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family, native to Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Indian subcontinent. Within the Withania genus W. somnifera (Ashwagandha) and W. coagulans (Paneer booti/Ashutosh booti) are economically significant, and are cultivated in several regions for their use in Ayurveda.
  
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==Uses==
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==Parts Used==
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==Chemical Composition==
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==Common names==
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==Properties==
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Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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===Dravya===
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===Rasa===
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===Guna===
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===Veerya===
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===Vipaka===
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===Karma===
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===Prabhava===
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==Habit==
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{{Habit|Shrub}}
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==Identification==
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===Leaf===
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{{Leaf|Simple|alternate|Shoots rigid, greyish-green, stellate-tomentose. Leaves 3-8 x 1.4-3.5 cm, elliptic-ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, obtuse or acute, cuneate, leathery, nerves faint. Petiole 5-10 mm long. }}<ref name="Leaf"/>
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===Flower==
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{{Flower|Bisexual|Axillary|Pale yellow|| calyx cupular-campanulate, stellate-tomentose; lobes 1.5-2.5 mm long, acute. Corolla exceeding calyx, campanulate, stellate-tomentose outside, yellowish Within. Stamens included. Stigma subexserted. Male flowers: stamens ± subexserted. Anthers c. 3.5 mm long; filaments 2.0 mm long. Female flowers: stamens included. Anthers smaller than in male flowers. Style glabrous.}}
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===Fruit===
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{{Fruit|Berry|10-12 mm broad||globose, red, included in fruiting calyx|Seeds c. 2.5 mm broad. reniform, brown, minutely rugose-reticulate to ± smooth}}
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===Other features===
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==List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used==
  
  
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==Where to get the saplings==
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==Mode of Propagation==
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{{Propagation|Seeds}}, {{Propagation|Cuttings}}.
  
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==How to plant/cultivate==
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<ref name="Cultivation details"/>
  
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==Commonly seen growing in areas==
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{{Commonly seen|Tropical area}}, {{Commonly seen|Sub Tropical area}},
  
  
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==Photo Gallery==
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<gallery class="left" caption="" widths="140px" heights="140px">
  
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==References==
  
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<ref name="Uses">[ Uses]</ref>
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<ref name="Leaf">[http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=5&taxon_id=242426281 Botonic description]</ref>
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<ref name="Common names">[ Vernacular names]</ref>
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<ref name="Cultivation details">[ Cultivation details]</ref>
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</references>
  
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==External Links==
  
 
[[Category:Herbs]]
 
[[Category:Herbs]]
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[[Category:Solanaceae]]

Latest revision as of 12:09, 14 June 2019


Withania coagulans is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family, native to Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Indian subcontinent. Within the Withania genus W. somnifera (Ashwagandha) and W. coagulans (Paneer booti/Ashutosh booti) are economically significant, and are cultivated in several regions for their use in Ayurveda.

Uses

[1]

Parts Used

Chemical Composition

Common names

[2]

Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Shrub

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Simple alternate Shoots rigid, greyish-green, stellate-tomentose. Leaves 3-8 x 1.4-3.5 cm, elliptic-ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, obtuse or acute, cuneate, leathery, nerves faint. Petiole 5-10 mm long.

[3]

=Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Bisexual Axillary Pale yellow calyx cupular-campanulate, stellate-tomentose; lobes 1.5-2.5 mm long, acute. Corolla exceeding calyx, campanulate, stellate-tomentose outside, yellowish Within. Stamens included. Stigma subexserted. Male flowers: stamens ± subexserted. Anthers c. 3.5 mm long; filaments 2.0 mm long. Female flowers: stamens included. Anthers smaller than in male flowers. Style glabrous.

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Berry 10-12 mm broad globose, red, included in fruiting calyx Seeds c. 2.5 mm broad. reniform, brown, minutely rugose-reticulate to ± smooth {{{6}}}

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds, Cuttings.

How to plant/cultivate

[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Tropical area, Sub Tropical area,


Photo Gallery

References

  1. [ Uses]
  2. [ Vernacular names]
  3. Botonic description
  4. [ Cultivation details]

External Links