Nahi (Mamajjaka)

Latin Name

Enicostemma littorale

English Name

White head

Sanskrit Name

((नाही) मामज्जक)

Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It is found to be effective in diabetes mellitus. It has anti-pyretic properties and used in the treatment of remittent and intermittent fevers and sometimes used as replacement drug for Chirayta. Also used in the treatment of obesity due to its curetting action.

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