Latin Name

Apium leptophyllum

English Name

Wild celery

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha, vata and aggravates Pitta

Properties and Uses

It relieves intestinal gas, so act as an effective carminative. It also reduces the ache due to flatulence, it has anthelmintic properties so used in worm infestation, it relieves dysmenorrheal pain. Due to action on Kapha, it is used in the treatment of respiratory disorders.

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