Latin Name

Embelia ribes

English Name

False black pepper

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It is an effective anthelmintic and is popularly used medicine for worm infestation. It is especially effective in the treatment of hook worm infestation. It has nourishing effect on nervous system hence used in formulations for neurodegenerative disorders. It acts as blood cleanser and used in various skin diseases. It reduces inflammation of lymph glands. It is used in nasal inhalations for chronic sinusitis.

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