Latin Name

Brassica campestris

English Name


Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Seeds and Oil
(बीज तैल)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

Its seeds have anthelmintic properties and used in worm infestation. Its oil is said to be effective in spleen enlargement. It has stimulating effect on heart. It acts as diuretic. External application is used in skin diseases. Oil is used for massage in painful conditions. It is used for gargling in dental infections. It has diuretic action.

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