ARAGVADHA

 

Aragvadha consists of pulp obtained from fruits (devoid of seeds, septa and pieces of pericarp) of Cassia fistula Linn. (Pam.Leguminosae), a moderate sized deciduous tree, common throughout India as wild or cultivated plant, fruits collected when ripe.

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SYNONYMS

  • Sanskrit : Kritamala, Vyadhighata,shampaka, Nripadruma
  • Assamese : Sonaroo
  • Bengali : Sondala
  • English : Indian Laburnum, Purging cassia
  • Gujrati : Garamala, Garamalo
  • Hindi : Amaltas
  • Kannada : Aragvadha, Kakke, Kakke-gida, Kakkernara, Kakkedai, Rajataru
  • Kashmiri : Kriyangal Phali
  • Malayalam : Konna, Kritamalam
  • Marathi : Bahava, Garamala, Amaltas
  • Oriya : Sunari
  • Punjabi : Amaltas
  • Tamil : Sarakonrai, Sarak konnai, Sarak kondi, Sharakkonrai
  • Telugu : Rela
  • Urdu : Khiyar Shambar

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PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  • Rasa : Madhura, Tikta
  • Guna : Guru
  • Virya : Ushna¸
  • Vipaka : Madhura
  • Karma : Rechana

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IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Aragvadhadi Kvatha Churna.Aragvadhadyarishta,Aragvadhadi kashayam

THERAPEUTIC USES - Shula, Gulma, Vibandha, Udavarta, Udararoga, Hridroga, Prameha.Fruit pulp is safe laxative in pregnancy and infants.

DOSE - 5-10 g of the drug in powder form.

Note:- The market material contains seeds, septa etc., which form the foreign Matter and

should be separated before use.

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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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