Latin Name

Parmelia perlata

English Name

Stone flowers

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It acts as an appetizer. Due to astringent nature it is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery. It has diuretic properties and is used in the treatment of urinary calculus. It acts as cough expectorant. External application is used in abscess, migraine and skin diseases especially those with itching and burning sensation.

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