Latin Name

Hibiscus abelmoschus

English Name

Musk seeds

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It is popularly used in diseases of mouth or oral cavity. It restores the taste in mouth and relieves foul smell. It acts as an appetizer. It is used in respiratory disorders due to its mucolytic action. It acts as an aphrodisiac and used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

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