Uses, benefits, cures, side effects, nutrients in bergenia. The plant saxifraga ligulata, wellknown as pashanbheda in the indigenous system of medicine has a number of therapeutic benefits. Saxifraga is the largest genus in the family saxifragaceae, containing about 440 species of holarctic perennial plants, known as saxifrages or rockfoils. This page was last edited on 14 february 2020, at 07. Saxigrage rockfoil saxifraga arendsii plant life forms. They bloom from april to june depending on your location, producing wiry stems 1020 cm topped with a few, small saucershaped white, pink or red flowers. The plant bergenia ligulata is chief botanical source of pashanbheda drug used in indigenous system of medicine and incorporated in medical. The plant list includes a further 529 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus saxifraga.
Abstract saxifraga ligulata belongs to family saxifragaceae, is an accepted source of ayurvedic medicine pashanabheda. This selection is good choice for the partially shaded rock garden or in alpine troughs and other containers. Saxifraga synonyms, saxifraga pronunciation, saxifraga translation, english dictionary definition of saxifraga. The mossy varieties are in the section of saxifraga called hypnoides. These are mostly white in the case of the ones i grew, but they range from white to pink or red in many species. Pashanbheda or bergenia ligulata is succulent perennial herb that reaches height up to 50 cm. Saxifraga saxifraga cochlearis scientific classification kingdom. Saxifrages are an enormous group of plants most often grown in rock gardens. Some of them are ashmarihar kashay for kidney stone, mutravirechan kashay, himalaya herbal healthcares cystone to disolves kidney stone, nephrolex and liv 52, baidyanath pathrina, charak pharmaceuticals bombay, calcury, etc. This is the only saxifraga in svalbard with purple flowers, and nonflowering plants are also easily distinguished from all other svalbard plants by their opposite, sessile, thick evergreen and more or less triangular leaves with a pore hydathode, seen as a white dot, in the apex. The rhizomes of these plants are used in the indigenous system of medicines. Laura sinclair x fallsvillagensis photo by hans meulenbelt. The plants should be spaced at 10 cm small, 25 cm medium or 40 cm large saxifraga varieties apart.
It is easy to look after saxifrage and related plants. How bergenia is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. It requires a sheltered spot in full or partial shade. Bergenia ligulata wall is considered amongst the high valued medicinal herbs and one of the important examples of controversial. Plant profile for saxifraga peter pan mossy saxifrage. It is popularly known as pashanabheda in indian system of medicine. Saxifraga, robertsoniana saxifrage, variegated london pride. Saxifraga x urbium london pride is one worth looking for.
Saxifraga stolonifera is commonly called strawberry begonia or strawberry geranium as plants spread by strawberrylike runners and have begoniageraniumlike leaves. The plants database includes the following 1 subspecies of saxifraga paniculata. Saxifraga in the narrow sense, as adopted here, includes most sections of the traditional genus as well as a majority of the species. A juice or powder of the whole plant is used to treat urinary troubles in nepal. Genus saxifraga can be annuals, biennials, evergreen or herbaceous perennials, mostly matforming in habit, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and starry or rounded flowers which may be solitary of in panicles or cymes. Saxifraga ligulata belongs to family saxifragaceae, is an accepted source of ayurvedic medicine pashanabheda. It is distributed in the temperate himalaya from kashmir to nepal from 20002700 m and very common in pakistan, central and east asia. Saxifraga prefer a well drained position in sun to part shade. Bergenia ligulata wall is considered amongst the high valued medicinal herbs and one of the important examples of controversial drugs which is popularly known as paashanbheda meaning to dissolve the stone in indian systems of medicine. Pashanbhedabergenia ligulata plant is used in preparation of many ayurvedic medicines.
Common names include alpine saxifrage, encrusted saxifrage, lifelong saxifrage, limeencrusted saxifrage, livelong saxifrage, white. Saxifraga genus is native to eurasia, north america, and the andes mountains in south america. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Eight species of saxifraga are endemic to north america. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about saxifraga, robertsoniana saxifrage, variegated london pride saxifraga urbium aureopunctata supplied by member gardeners in the pl. Being evergreen, the mossy saxifrages look attractive yearround. Saxifraga arendsii touran series greenhouse product news. Two new species of saxifraga saxifragaceae from southwestern china pan jintang, mei lijuan, zhang dejun, and chen shilong key laboratory of adaptation and evolution of plateau biota, northwest institute of plateau biology, chinese academy of sciences, xining 88, peoples republic of china. Saxifraga ligulata is being widely accepted under this name. Pdf antibacterial and antiinflammatory potential bergenia ligulata. Names of bergenia in various languages of the world are also given. The rhizome of the plant bergenia ligulata contains bergenin, gallic acid, starch, glucose, tannins, mucilage and wax. Saxifraga arendsii is a coolseason alpine perennial that provides an abundance of bloom in the early spring. Bergenia ligulata, bergenia ciliata, bergenia stracheyi, bergenia ligulatas are evergreen herb belonging to the family saxifragaceae.
The red in the stems make a good contrast with the fresh yellow of the flowers. Burnet saxifrage health benefits and medicinal uses. Saxifraga caespitosa is a native newfoundland mossy that features in the modern hybrids. Saxifraga stolonifera 5 creeping saxifragerhs gardening. We do not intend the plant list to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. Saxifraga ligulata is a perennial herb belongs to family saxifragaceae. A single introduced species has established itself in the flora area. The plants database includes the following 72 species of saxifraga. Marsh saxifrage micranthes pensylvanica grows in bogs, and lettuceleaf saxifrage m. Saxifragaceae saxifrage family medicinal use of bergenia ciliata. The family saxifragaceae illustrates the entire range of adaptation to different moisture conditions.
There are many types of rockfoil, but mossy rockfoil is readily available in nurseries and garden centers. A popular garden flower, saxifraga stolonifera has attractive white blossoms with distinctive pointed petals and bright yellow ovary. Propagation of porophyllum and ligulate saxifrages forum. This plant has been already recognized for its role in dissolving kidney stone. Bergenia is most closely related to mukdenia and oresitrophe. Saxifraga 7is the largest genus in family saxifragaceae.
Plants profile for saxifraga paniculata white mountain. They need a well drained soil, gritty in good light. Requires a more open and light spot on well drained soil for it dislikes wet roots. Generally slowgrowing, longlived plants forming hard mounds with dainty, short stemmed, colourful flowers march to april.
Saxifraga callosa was studied in the alps and showed extensive differentiation g st 0. Assessment of antimicrobial activity from saxifraga ligulata article pdf available in phytomorphology. Saxifraga definition of saxifraga by the free dictionary. Uses, research, side effects pashanabheda bergenia ligulata wall. It is an important medicinal plant of temperate himalaya between. In north america fewer species belong to saxifraga than to micranthes.
Aarons beard, mother of thousands, 2 roving sailor, wandering jew, 2 and strawberry begonia or strawberry geranium 2 it is neither a begonia. Propagation of porophyllum and ligulate saxifrages adrian young, who is a noted authority on saxifraga, as well as holding the position of registrar for saxifraga, international cultivar registration authority, waterperry gardens, has given his authorization to post his article below on propagation of porophyllum and ligulate saxifrages. They bloom from april to june depending on your location, producing wiry stems 1020 cm topped with a. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names. George chernilevsky therapeutic uses, benefits and claims of burnet saxifrage the root contains an essential oil up 0. Assessment of antimicrobial activity from saxifraga ligulata. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Allendale epic ferdinandicoburgi x wendelboi bit slow growing but very nice saxifraga. Use of bergenin as an analytical marker for standardization of the. Paashaanolactone from bergenia ligulata sciencedirect. It is plant is sometimes treated as a form of bergenia ciliata. Herbaceous when grown outdoors, it is hardy down to 0 c 32 f but does not survive prolonged freezing temperatures. The touran series is a recent introduction from syngenta and offers a nice compact habit combined with an abundance of flowers. Bergenia ligulata, megasea ciliata, saxifraga ciliata, saxifraga ligulata, saxifraga thysanodes family.
Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Its composition is usefull for caring the skin around the eyes 3032. This page was last edited on 10 january 2016, at 08. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Four compounds have been isolated from the bergenia ligulata rhizomes. Buchholz and buchholz nursery is a wholesale nursery in gaston, oregon offering only the finest plants from the best corners of the world. Bergenia ligulata paashaanbhed, prashanbheda, and other spellings in ayurveda traditional indian medicine is a plant belonging to the family saxifragaceae and the genus bergenia. Saxifraga paniculata is an alpine species of flowering plant in the saxifrage family, with native distribution in the temperate northern hemisphere. The phytochemical studies have shown the presence of many secondary metabolites belonging to coumarins, flavonoids, benzenoids, lactone.
The plant bergenia ligulata showed in vitro, in vivo animals study for the activity of calcium oxalate monohydrate growth inhibition, decreases. This family contains 440 species of holarctic perennial plants. Bergenia ligulata is a well known indian drug referred to as pashanbheda or. Ideally the soil that they grow in should be gritty or sandy, and both moist and cool. Uses of pashanabheda the paste of the root of the plant berginia ligulata is applied over localized swelling and wounds for treatment. Saxifraga stolonifera is a perennial flowering plant known by several common names, including creeping saxifrage, strawberry saxifrage, creeping rockfoil, as well as the quite ambiguous why. It is usually thought to indicate a medicinal use for treatment of urinary calculi, rather than breaking rocks apart. Growing saxifraga from seed is lots of fun even though the plants are tiny, you can see their forms take shape and then the flowers start. Bergenia herb uses, benefits, cures, side effects, nutrients. Molecular phylogenetics, morphology and a revised classification of the complex genus saxifraga saxifragaceae pdf. Pdf multi faceted saxifraga ligulata priyanka goswami. Saxifraga is the largest genus in the family saxifragaceae, containing about 440 species of. Saxifraga ligulata bergenia ligulata is used in formulation of herbal composition. Plants form a low cushion or mound of bright green leaves, bearing short s.128 880 1003 846 1083 1475 1557 196 1592 507 223 1550 1549 160 1086 196 140 790 420 234 766 447 1411 816 1620 1360 613 979 988 859 480 357 1010 654 1115 1447 79 568 487