AJAMODA

 

Ajamoda consists of dried, aromatic fruits of Apium leptophyllum (Pers.) F. V. M. ex Benth. (Fam. Umbelliferae); an annual herb cultivated in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka; collected by thrashing plants on a mat and dried in shade or in drying sheds.

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SYNONYMS

  • Sanskrit : Deepyaka
  • Assamese : Bonjamani, Bonajain, Yamani, Ajowan
  • Bengali : Randhuni, Banyamani
  • Gujrati : Bodi Ajamo, Ajamo
  • Hindi : Ajmuda, Ajmod
  • Kannada : Oma, Ajavana, Omakki
  • Kashmiri : Fakhazur, Banjuan
  • Malayalam : Ayamodakum, Omam
  • Marathi : Ajmoda, Oova
  • Oriya : Banajuani
  • Punjabi : Valjawain, Ajmod
  • Tamil : Omam
  • Telugu : Naranji vamu
  • Urdu : Ajmod
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PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  • Rasa : Katu, Tikta
  • Guna : Laghu, Ruksha
  • Virya : Ushna
  • Vipaka : Katu
  • Karma : Deepana, Vidahi, Kaphavatajit, Ruchik¤t, Krimijit,shoolaghna

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IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Ajamodarka, Ajamodadi Churna.

THERAPEUTIC USES - Gulma, Aruchi,Adhmana, Hiikka, Chhardi Krimi Roga,shiula

DOSE - 1-3 g of the drug in powder form.

Note: Trachyspermum roxburghianum (DC) Sprague Syn. Carum roxburghianum Benth.

Hook.f. is the common market substitute.

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  • PUBLISHED DATE : Nov 19, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Janardan Panday
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Nov 19, 2015

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