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Latest revision as of 12:42, 14 June 2019

Dhataki

Woodfordia fruticosa is a wonderful medicinal herb commonly known as Dhataki. It is powerful astringment.It relaxes pitta and kapha doshas.

Uses

Piles, Dysentery, Menorrhagia.

Parts Used

Stem, Leaves, Roots.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada are hoo, bela, daathakee kusumka, kempu kumusalu, taamra pushpi
Hindi ban-mahendi, dauri, dhawai
Malayalam tamrapushpi, tatire
Tamil cirincippu, dhathari-jargi, dhattari
Telugu are puvvu, dhaarhupushpika, dhaathaki, reyyamaanu
Marathi daayatti, datyatti, dhaavas, dhaiphal
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit agnijvala, dhataki, dhauri, mada, madakara, madaniyahetu
English
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Properties

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

Dravya

Rasa

Kashaya (Astringent)

Guna

Laghu (Light), Rooksha (Dry)

Veerya

Sheeta (Cold)

Vipaka

Katu (Pungent)

Karma

Kapha, Pitta

Prabhava

Habit

Shrub

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Simple Opposite Leaves subsessile, 4-11 x 2-4 cm, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, subcoriaceous, whitish velvety tomentose and finely orangish- or black-punctate beneath.

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Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Bisexual Axillary cymes crimson 12 slightly zygomorphic, in 2-16-flowered axillary cymes; pedicels to 1 cm long. Calyx tube 1-1.5 cm long, tubular; lobes 6, short, more or less triangular, alternating with small callous appendages. Petals 6, red, 3-4 mm long, lanceolate-acuminate. Stamens 12, inserted near the bottom of the calyx tube, 0.5-1.5 cm long. Ovary 4-6 mm long, oblong, 2-celled; ovules many; style 0.7-1.5 cm long.

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Capsule 0.6-1 x 0.25-0.4 cm ellipsoid, included in the calyx Seeds numerous, trigonous-ovoid.

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

[4]

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds, Softwood cutting.

How to plant/cultivate

Plants are frost tolerant. Requires a sunny position.[5]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Sunny places, Agricultural land, Open waste land, Degraded places.

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References

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