Note: This is a project under development. The articles on this wiki are just being initiated and broadly incomplete. You can Help creating new pages.

Difference between revisions of "Ziziphus nummularia - Balakapriya"

From Ayurwiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used)
 
Line 47: Line 47:
  
 
==List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used==
 
==List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used==
* [[Vishatinduka Taila]] as ''root juice extract''
 
  
 
==Where to get the saplings==
 
==Where to get the saplings==

Latest revision as of 14:13, 14 June 2019

Ziziphus nummularia, Balakapriya

Balakapriya or Ziziphus nummularia is a species of Ziziphus native to the Thar Desert of western India and southeastern Pakistan and south Iran. Common names are Mulluhannu, Bhu-kartaka, Zariab etc.

Uses

Scabies, Skin diseases, Influenza, Cold, Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Colic, Ulcers, Fever.

Parts Used

Roots, Barks, Leaves.

Chemical Composition

A 13-membered -formylcyclopeptide alkaloid, nummularine-T, has been isolated from the bark of Ziziphus nummularia.

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada
Hindi Jharberi, jharber
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi NA
Gujarathi NA
Punjabi NA
Kashmiri NA
Sanskrit Aja-priya, Balakapriya, Bhu-kartaka
English


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

branched shrub

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
ovate elliptic oblique or rounded at base, serrate at margin, acute or obtuse at apex, 1-2.5 x 0.5-1.8 cm, glabrous or tomentose above, tomentose to white-wooly beneath, 3-nerved at base

[1]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
unisexual Flowers 4-5 mm across 5 stamens Stamens 0.8-1.2 mm long Inflorescences axillary 10-20 flowered cymes, Flowering and Fruiting Time : September

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
short legume seeds 1 or 2 compressed, black glabrous 12-20 seeds, Disc faintly 10-lobed. Ovary 2-loculed, Flowering and Fruiting Time : September {{{5}}} {{{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

Plants reach about 3 m height with 3.5 cm stem diameter in 2 years, in 4 years about 5 m height and 7 cm stem diameter. Flowering and fruiting is almost throughout the year, but in India there are usually two main flowering periods, one in the early monsoon and another in the late monsoon.[2]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Dry regions of India, Sea coast, Dry zone in Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery

References

External Links