ATASI(Seed)

Atasi consists of dried, ripe seeds of Linum usitatissimum Linn. (Fam. Linaceae), an erect annual herb, 0.6-1.2 m high, extensively cultivated throughout the plains of India upto an altitude of 800 m, capsule ripen by end of June, dried seeds separated from capsule by thrashing.

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 SYNONYMS

  •  Sanskrit : Um¡, KÀum¡
  • Assamese : Tisi, Tusi
  •  Bengali : Masina, Atasi
  •  English : Linseed
  • Gujrati : Alshi, Arasi
  • Hindi : Alsi
  • Kannada : Agasebeeja, Semeagare, Agasi
  • Kashmiri : Alsi
  • Malayalam : Agastha, Agasi, Cheru charm
  • Marathi : Atshi
  • Oriya : Atushi
  • Punjabi : Ali
  • Tamil : Ali, Virai
  • Telugu : Avisa
  • Urdu : Alsi, Katan

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PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  •  Rasa : Madhura, Tikta
  • Guna : Guru, Snigdha
  • Virya : Ushna
  • Vipaka : Katu
  •  Karma : Vataghna, Achakshsya

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IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Sarsap¡di Taila THERAPEUTIC USES - Krimiroga, Kushtha, Prameha,     shiro roga

DOSE - 3-6 g of the drug in powder form.

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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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