Latin Name

Desmodium gangeticum

English Name


Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Balances all three doshas

Properties and Uses

It has nourishing effect on nervous system hence used in neuromuscular disorders. It is used in chronic respiratory conditions due to its cough expectorant action and healing properties. It has diuretic properties and is effective in reducing oedema. It acts as an aphrodisiac agent. It has overall nourishing and rejuvenating effect on the body.

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