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Madhupatra

Botanical Name : Stevia rebaudiana Bert.

Family : Asteraceae

Introduction :

In folk it used for digestive complaints. Its chemicals are useful in diabetes and hypertension.

Names in different Indian languages :

English : Stevia

Malayalam : Madhura tulasi

Tamil : Madhura tulasi

Morphology :

It is an under shrub,

Leaves โ€“ simple, opposite, obovate, serrated margin at ends

Flower โ€“ white

Fruit- capsule

Distribution & Habitat :

Cultivated

Karma :

Hypoglycemic, carminative

Indication :

Diabetes, hypertension, gastritis

Part used :

Whole plant

Dosage :

Leaf juice 10-15 ml

Powder 2-4 g

Decoction 50-100 ml

Therapeutic Uses :

Leaf juice useful in digestive disorder.

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