Latin Name

Baliospermum montanum

English Name


Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Root, Seeds, Leaves
(मूल, बीज, पत्र)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It is an effective purgative agent hence used in constipation and conditions where purgation is used as treatment modality. It acts as liver stimulant with cathartic effect on bile. It is used in treatment of piles and abdominal distention (ascities, flatulence etc.). Due to its purgative and anthelmintic properties it is used in worm infestation. It is used in skin disorders due to its blood cleansing and purgative properties. External application with root is effective in inflammatory conditions.

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