Pushkarmool- Herbal Remedies

  • Latin Name: Inula recemosa
  • Ras: Bitter (Tikta), Pungent (Katu)
  • Gun: Light (Laghu)
  • Virya: áCooling
  • Vipaka of herbs: Pungent (Katu)
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  • Useful part: Roots

Dosage: 2 tablets twice to thrice daily, after meals with plain water.

Their action on body (especially on lungs): Pushkarmool herb is useful for the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary problem, and cough. It is a rejuvenative tonic for the lungs, reduces excess kapha (water) in the respiratory tract and nourishes lung tissue.

Biochemistry: áIt is rich in chemicals such as inulin and alantolactone

Uses of the herb:áThe herb is used to treat various health conditions. It is effective for cure of anemia, respiratory diseases and cough. It also cures nervous disorders and facial paralysis. Pushkarmool herb pacifies 'kapha' and 'vata' doshas. Recent studies reveal that this herb is an effective coronary vasodilator agent, anti-anginal, anti-inflammatory and also has anti-ischaemic properties.


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