Parsik Yavani

Latin Name

Hyoscymus niger

English Name


Sanskrit Name

(पारसिक यवानी)

Part Used

Leaves, Flowers, Seeds
(पत्र, पुष्प, बीज)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It has calming effect on brain hence used in anxiety, insomnia. It is an effective anthelmintic so used in the treatment of worm infestation. It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties therefore its external application is used in inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, piles etc. It has mucolytic action and hence used in respiratory conditions. It has styptic effect on sexual organs so used in conditions such as premature ejaculation.

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