Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus Acorus calamus is a Perennial, semi-aquatic and smelly plant, found in both temperate and subtemperate zones. It is upto 6 feet tall, aromatic, sword-shaped leaves and small, yellow/green flowers with branched rhizome. Rhizome horizontal, jointed, somewhat vertically compressed, spongy within, 1.25-2.5 cm in thickness, pale to dark brown or ocassionally orange-brown in colour, leaves grass-like or sword shaped,…

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Adhatoda Vasica

Adhatoda Vasica Justicia adhatoda L. (Adulsa, Malabar Nut) is a medicinal plant native to Asia. The plant grows wild in abundance all over Nepal, India, and the Pothohar region of Pakistan, particularly in the Pharwala area. Botanical Name: Adhatoda vasica, Justicia adhatoda English name: Malabar nut Sanskrit name: Vasaka Family: Acanthaceae Part used: Leaves Traditional uses: The plant is recommended…

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