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  • fruit’s juice improves lactation.
  • also relieves many skin diseases.
  • its bark relieves hyperpyrexial conditions.
  • its bark powder mixed along with sugar and jeera powder( cuminum cyminum ) stops emesis.

 

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IT HAS ALSO BEEN GROUPED UNDER VEDNASTHAPAN DRAVYA.

 

FAMILY —

   

  • RUBIACEAE

 

LATIN NAME —

 

  • ANTHOCEPHALUS INDICUS

 

SANSKRIT NAME —

 

  • KADAMB
  • NEEP
  • PRIYAK
  • VRATPUSHP
  • HALIPRIYA

 

HINDI NAME —

 

  • KADAM

 

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SPECIES —

 

  • MITRAGYNA PARVIFLORA–also known as DHULIKADAMB.
  • MITRAGYNA ROTUNDIFOLIA– also known as BHUMIKADAMB.

 

PLACES WHERE IT CAN BE FOUND —

 

  • HIMALAYAN REGION,
  • NEPAL, BURMA,
  • MYSORE and western coastal areas,
  • ASSAM, ANDAMAN ISLANDS etc.

 

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION —

 

  • ACTIVE PRINCIPAL similar to CINCHOTANNIC ACID.

 

OTHERS —

 

  • alkaloids,
  • steroids,
  • fats and other reducing sugars.

 

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GUNA – karma

 

GUNA –

   

  • RUKSHA( Dry )

 

RASA –

 

  • TIKTA,
  • KASHAYA

 

VIPAKA –

 

  • KATU

 

VIRYA –

 

  • SHEET

 

PRABHAVA –

 

  • VEDNASTHAPAN

 

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ACTIONS AND USES –

 

  • IT ACTS TOWARDS suppressing all the three doshas i.e. VATA, PITTA, KAFA DOSHAS.
  • ITS external application acts as an analgesicPARSEEK YAVANI HYOSCYAMUS NIGER VEDNASTHAPAN (ANALGESIC) with MAADAK(NARCOTIC) properties works on CNS. Read more ... », reduces oedema, cleanses and heals wounds.for this purpose its warm leaves are tied upon the wound.
  • in eye problems its paste can be applied around the eyes.
  • its decoction is used to cleanse wounds and as a mouth wash.
  • its bark acts as a digestive and stomachic as also produces constipationCONTRACEPTION INTRAUTERINE DEVICES with or without HORMONE RELEASING DEVICES. Read more ... » hence, can be given in diarrhoea, vomitting and TRISHNA ROGA-( Acondition when uncontrollable thirst develops due to some neurological disorder)
  • its fruits are heavy and increase the kafa dosha.
  • it also suppresses bleeding.
  • its roots act as diuretics, maintain the normal color of the blood and are urinary lithotrophics.
  • it also helps to purify reproductive secretions and relieve vaginal problems.
  • juice and decoction made from its leaves can be given in leucorrhoea.
  • fruit’s juice improves lactation.
  • also relieves many skin diseases.
  • its bark relieves hyperpyrexial conditions.
  • its bark powder mixed along with sugar and jeera powder( cuminum cyminum ) stops emesis.
  • it improves general strength and neutralizes poisons( fruits )

 

USEFUL PARTS —

 

  • BARK, FRUITS

 

STANDARD DOSAGE –

 

  • BARK POWDER– 3-6 gms
  • FRUIT JUICE– 10-20 ml