Latin Name

Fagonia cretica

English Name

Khorasan thorn

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Vata and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It is used in sinusitis, cough, cold and asthmatic conditions due to its expectorant action. It is used in diarrhoea, dysentery, haematemesis due to its astringent action. It has diuretic properties and used in troubles with micturition. Its decoction is used for gargling in mouth ulcers and for cleaning wounds.

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