Plant Description: Punarnava Medicinal Plant is the most popular houseplant in India. It is also called “Punarnava” because. This hardy plant with variegated leaves is often used for, Garden and outdoor plants, and mainly because it requires little care. This Punarnava Medicinal Plant variant is efficient for various use
Botanical Name: Boerhaavia diffusa
Growth Habit: Epiphytic vine,
Average Landscape Size: Remains small vine outdoor
Special Feature: Medicinal Plant use for various use in Ayurveda especially Punarnava is beneficial in treating
obesity, dropsy, intestinal worms.,treating Asthma. dressing for edematous swellings, ulcers, and skin diseases.
How To Care For Punarnava Medicinal Plant
Soil: Regular well-drained soil Punarnava can grow in a soilless medium like coco peat or peat moss.
Repotting: Change the pot every year. Use a bigger sized pot every time you repot the plant.
Sunlight: Plant can grow in full shade (indoors) or partial sunlight (outdoors)
Water: Watering can be done 3-4 times a week. The plant is drought tolerant.
Fertilizer: Provide well rotten cow dung manure during potting.
Temperature: Although Punarnava loves a warm climate, it can grow very well in a wide range of temperatures.
Humidity: Punarnava Ayurvedic Plants like a hot & humid climate. It can tolerate low humidity as well.
Pruning: Train the climber to grow in a particular direction by cutting off the unwanted branches every three months.