Latin Name

Pavonia odorata

English Name

Fragrant Swamp Mallow

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It has cooling character hence used in heartburn, hyperacidity. It is also used as supplementary treatment in herpes to reduce the burning sensation. It has diuretic properties. It reduces sweating and foul smell due to it. It is also found to be effective in the treatment of fever.

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