Latin Name

Inula racemosa

English Name

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It has specific action on respiratory system where it act as mucolytic and bronchodilator hence is effective in reducing breathlessness and hyperventilation (Rapid breathing). It is effective in the treatment of asthma, chronic lung disorders, chronic cough and pleuritis. It also helps in relieving associated symptoms like fever, inflammation and pain. It has stimulating effect on uterus and ovaries hence beneficial in the treatment of irregular, scanty menses and dysmenorrhea. It has nourishing effect on heart. Used in the treatment of fevers.

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