English: Asian rice
Sanskrit: Shashtika, Vreehi, Sali
Hindi: Dhan, Chaval
Malayalam: Nellu, Njavara
It is an annual grass, growing in the wetland area, in a clump of upright stems grows on fibrous hair roots, up to 1 m or more tall, The leaves are long, leaf blades are flat, and sharp apex, grows about 35 cm. long. The flowers are born on broad, branched clusters, oblong spikelets, contain a single kernel of grain are form dense clusters. It is enveloped in husks that contain rice.
Useful plant parts:
Rice, Seed, Root
|Njavara or Navara Nellu|
burning sensation, colonopathy, bilious fever, diabetes, pitta disorders, pneumonia, diarrhea etc.
cooling, diuretic, febrifuge
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