KADAMB ANTHOCEPHALUS INDICUS Ayurveda Drugs VEDNASTHAPAN DRAVYA work on Nervous System

 

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KADAMB ANTHOCEPHALUS INDICUS  Ayurveda Drugs Group VEDNASTHAPAN DRAVYA Specifically work on Nervous System

 

  • KADAMB ANTHOCEPHALUS INDICUS  Ayurveda Drug also helps to purify reproductive secretions and relieve vaginal problems.
  • juice and decoction made from its leaves can be given as Ayurveda Drugs  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.

 

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KADAMB ANTHOCEPHALUS INDICUS  Ayurveda Drugs  VEDNASTHAPAN DRAVYA

 

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 analgesic, 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 constipation 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
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