BILVA

 Bilva consists of pulp of entire, unripe or half ripe fruits of Aegle marmelos Carr. (Fam. Rutaceae), a tree, attaining a height of 12 m growing wild and also cultivated throughout the country, rind of fruit is removed and pulp is bruised and dried.

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SYNONYMS

  •  Sanskrit : Sriphala
  • Assamese : Bael, Vael
  • Bengali : Bela, Bilva
  • English : Bengal Quince,
  •  Bael fruit
  • Gujrati : Bill, Bilum, Bilvaphal
  • Hindi : Bela, Sriphal, Bel
  • Kannada : Bilva
  •  Kashmiri : Bel
  • Malayalam : Koovalam
  • Marathi : Bel, Baela
  •  Oriya : Bela
  •  Punjabi : Bil
  • Tamil : Vilvam
  • Telugu : Maredu
  • Urdu : Bel

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PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  • Rasa : Katu, Tikta, Kashaya
  • Guna : Laghu, Ruksha
  • Virya : Ushana
  •  Vipaka : Katu
  • Karma : Balya, Deepana, Grahi, Pachana, Pittakrit, Vatakaphahara

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IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS – Bilvadi Leha, Brihatgangadhara Churna

THERAPEUTIC USES - Pravahika, Agnimandya, Grahani roga

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

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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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