Latin Name

Symplocos racemosa

English Name

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Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

Due to astringent nature it contracts capillaries and helps to stop the bleeding hence used in haemoptysis, haematemesis and epistaxis. It is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery and vaginal discharge. It is commonly used in gynecological disorders. It reduces the inflammation. Also has mucolytic action. External application is used in bleeding and oozing wounds. It is applied externally on inflammatory and painful conditions.

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