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Scientific name of Indian Barberry: Berberis aristata
Name of Indian Barberry in different languages:-
English: Indian Barberry, Tree turmeric
Sanskrit: daruharidra, darvi, pitadaru, kata
Hindi: kashmal , chitra, rasaut, dar-hald
Tamil: mullukala, usikkala
Malayalam: Cherumarunnu- ചെറുമരുന്ന്, Maramanjal- മരമഞ്ഞൾ
It is an erect shrub, commonly found in the Himalayas; grow up to 3 meters height, spiny, woody plant, and bark is yellow to brown. The bark is spiny, three-branched thorns. The leaves are simple, lanceolate, leathery and toothed margin, in tufts of 5-8, 5 cm long and 2 cm broad, the flowers are yellow, borne in clusters of 12-16. Fruits are berries, aconite-violet in color, ovoid or globose, born in clusters.
Useful plant parts: Stem, Root, leaves, wood, bark
Medicinal uses: Anti-malarial, Urinary troubles, anti bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-viral, treat burns and wounds, diarrhea, jaundis, eye disorders, skin disorders.
Chemical contents: berberine, cisplatin, isoquinoline alkaloid
Indian Barberry is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurvedic medicines like:
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