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ipecac cultivation

ipecac cultivation

Ipecac: Cephaëlis ipecacuanha Family: Rubiaceae Climate and soil Annual rainfall of about 1000–1500 mm is ideal for Tylophora plant. It prefers partial shade conditions of the forests and soil rich in humus. It needs the support of host vegetation for climbing to a sunny location. It does well when cultivated in plains. …

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Senna Cultivation

Senna Cultivation

Senna plant is a flowering plant. It is a perennial and small hrub, which grows up to 10 meters. The leaves are pinnate with opposite pair leaflets. The inflorescence is racemes. The fruit is a legume. The flowers have 5 sepals, and usually, 5 yellowish petals. There are 10 stamens, and …

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Solanum cultivation

Solanum cultivation

Medicinal solanum (Solanum khasianum Clarke.) Family: Solanaceae The Solanum plant is reported to be bitter, acrid, astringent, carminative, stomachic, resolvent, demulcent, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, and cardiotonic. It is useful in the treatment of asthma, catarrh, dropsy, chest pain, chronic fever, colic, dry and spasmodic cough, oedema, scorpion stings, difficult urination, and …

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Eucalyptus Cultivation

Eucalyptus

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus Family: Myrtaceae Most people readily recognize the scent of eucalyptus, but many don’t realize that this evergreen tree also has a wide variety of uses. Koala bears typically come to mind when thinking about eucalyptus, although it is used by humans as well. The most common type of …

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Dioscora cultivation

dioscora cultivation

Since the ancient times human beings have been using plants more particularly as a source of food. They also studied the available plant material and distinguished between poisonous and non-poisonous plants i.e. whether they are edible or non-edible through trial and error methods. By the same time by knowingly or …

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Dill(sowa) Cultivation

Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens L. Family: Apiaceae Dill is a herbaceous annual with pinnately divided leaves. The ripe, light brown seeds emit an aromatic odour. The leaves have pleasant aromatic odour and warm taste. Both seeds and leaves are valued as spice. ORIGIN AND DISTRIBUTION OF Dill European Dill (Anetheum graveolens) …

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