Latin Name

Cymbopogon martini

English Name

Rusa grass

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Stem, Leaves, Flowers.
(काण्ड, पत्र, पुष्प)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It is used as ‘Sthanyajanan or galactogue. It has cough expectorant action hence used in Cough, cold, sinusitis etc. It is found to have diuretic properties. It has digestive properties and relieves flatulence. Its external application is used in skin disorders and alopecia.

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