Latin Name

Salix tetrasperma

English Name

Indian willow

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Bark and Flower
(त्वक्, पुष्प)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It has astringent and cooling character hence used in treatment of bleeding piles, haemoptysis, epistaxis. It is used in the treatment of urinary calculus due to its diuretic properties. Effective in vaginal discharge. It is used in treatment of premature ejaculation and loss of libido. Sprinkling of piles with its decoction relieves pain and burning sensation.

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