Ayurveda Drugs MANDUKPARNI CENTELLA ASCIATICA Specifically work on the Central Nervous System

MANDUKPARNI Second plant of the series on drugs that specifically work on the central nervous system.

  • MAIDHYA
  • MANDUKPARNI
  • brahmi(this term actuaaly denotes “ENDRI”- Bacopa Monnieri“,here it just depicts another synonym for centella asciatica)
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MANDUKPARNI CENTELLA ASCIATICA  Specifically work on the Central Nervous System

 

FAMILY-

 

  • umbelliferrae

 

LATIN NAME-

 

  • CENTELLA ASCIATICA

 

SANSKRIT NAME-

 

  • mandukparni,
  • manduki,
  • brahmi,
  • saraswati

 

HINDI NAMES-

 

  • vengsag,
  • brahmi(this term actuaaly denotes “ENDRI”- Bacopa Monnieri”,here it just depicts another synonym for centella asciatica)
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MANDUKPARNI CENTELLA ASCIATICA

 

GUNA-

 

  • Laghu ( easily digestible)

 

RASA-

 

  • Tikta

 

VIRYA-

 

  • Sheet

 

VIPAKA-

 

  • Madhur

 

CENTELLA ASCIATICA CHEMICAL COMPOSITION-

 

  • Hydrocotyline,
  • C22 H32 O3 N
  • Vallerine
  • Asiaticoside
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MANDUKPARNI CENTELLA ASCIATICA  Parts

 

ACTIONS AND USES of CENTELLA ASCIATICA-

 

  • 1. Reduces KAFA N PITTA doshas.
  • 2.its paste is useful in many skin diseases,wounds etc.
  • 3.mental disabilities, psychosis, epilepsy can be relieved with it’s use.
  • 4.useful in digestive disorders.
  • 5.disabilities of heart, odematous conditions n diseases like (RAKTPITTA) can be treated by it.
  • 6.Helpful in diabetics, cough n breathing problems.
  • 7.helps in production n secretion of breast milk.
  • 8.effective in secondary stages of SYPHILIS.
  • 9.helps in case of General debility ,improves health n prevents ageing.
  • 10.in case of fever(that develops due toundigested food-“AAM”)it proves to be of gud use.

 

USEFUL PARTS –

 

  • all five part ( complete plant )
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MANDUKPARNI CENTELLA ASCIATICA  juice

 

STANDARD DOSE –

 

  • juice- 10-20 ml

 

MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS –

 

  • BRAHMI PANAK,
  • BRAHMI OIL,
  • SARASWATARISHT,
  • SARASWAT GHRAT.
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