ASANA

 

Asana consists of heart-wood of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. (Fam.-Leguminosae), a moderate to large sized, deciduous tree, upto 30 m high and 2.5 m in girth, with straight clear bole, found mostly throughout Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh Bihar and Orissa.

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SYNONYMS

  • Sanskrit : Beejaka, Peetasara, Asanaka, Beejasara
  • Assamese : Aajar
  • Bengali : Piyasala, Pitasala
  • English : Indian Kino Tree
  • Gujrati : Biyo
  • Hindi : Vijayasara, Bija
  • Kannada : Bijasara, Asana
  • Kashmiri : Lal Chandeur
  • Malayalam : Venga
  • Marathi : Bibala
  • Oriya : Piashala
  • Punjabi : Chandan Lal, Channanlal
  • Tamil : Vengai
  • Telugu : Yegi, Vegisa
  • Urdu : Bijasar

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PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  • Rasa : Ka5tu, Tikta, Kashya
  • Guna : Laghu, Ruksha
  • Virya : Ushna
  • Vipaka : Katu
  • Karma : Kushthaghna, Rashayana, Kaphapittashamaka; Galadoshaghna, Keshya, Tvacchya, Stambhana, Raktashodhana

 

IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Nyagrodh¡di Kwatha Churna¸ Asanavilv¡di Taila

THERAPEUTIC USES - Krimiroga, Kushtha, Prameha, Pandu, Medoroga

DOSE - 50-100 g of the drug for decoction.

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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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