BIBHITAKA

Bibhitaka consists of pericarp of dried ripe fruits of Terntinalia belerica Roxb. (Fam. Combretaceae), a large deciduous tree, 10-12 m or more high, commonly found in plain and forests upto 900 m elevation, fruits ripen towards November.

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 SYNONYMS

  •  Sanskrit : Vibheeta, Aksha, Akshaka
  •  Assamese : Bhomora, Bhomra, Bhaira
  • Bengali : Bayada, Baheda
  • English : Beleric Myrobalan
  • Gujrati : Bahedan
  • Hindi : Bahera
  • Kannada : Tare kai, Shanti Kayi
  • Kashmiri : Babelo, Balali
  •  Malayalam : Tannikka
  • Marathi : Baheda
  •  Oriya : Baheda
  •  Punjabi : Bahera
  • Tamil : Thanrikkai
  • Telugu : Thanikkaya
  • Urdu : Bahera

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 PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  •  Rasa : Kashaya
  •  Guna : Laghu, Ruksha
  • Virya : Ushna
  • Vipaka : Madhura
  • Karma : Chakshusya, Keshya, Kaphapittajit, Bhedaka, Kriminanashana, Kasahara

 IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Triphala Churna, Triphaladi Taila, Lavanagadi Vati

THERAPEUTIC USES - Chardi, Kasa, Krimiroga, Vibandha, Svarabheda, Netraroga

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

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  • PUBLISHED DATE : Nov 20, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Janardan Panday
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Nov 20, 2015

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