Latin Name

Sphaeranthus indicus

English Name

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Balances all three Doshas

Properties and Uses

It has calming and analgesic effect on nervous system hence used in migraines, epileptic and hysterical conditions. It has digestive properties, relieves ache due to flatulence. It acts as liver stimulant hence used in the treatment of various liver disorders like jaundice. It is also used in treatment of piles. It has rejuvenating properties and especially effective in restoring the strength in long term chronic diseases. It is also used in treatment of fevers.

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