CHANDRASURA

 Chandrasura consists of dried seeds of Lepidium sativum Linn. (Fam. Cruciferae) a small erect, annual herb, about 15-45 cm high, cultivated throughout India.

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SYNONYMS

  •  Sanskrit : Candrik¡
  •  Assamese : Halim
  • Bengali : Chand Shura, Halim
  • English : Common Cress
  • Gujrati : Aseriya, Aseliyo
  •  Hindi : Chansur
  • Kannada : Allibija, Kapila
  •  Kashmiri : Alian
  • Malayalam : Asali
  • Marathi : Ahaliva, Haliv
  •  Oriya : Chandasara, Chandasura
  •  Punjabi : Holan, Taratej
  • Tamil : Allivirai
  • Telugu : Adityalu, Aadalu
  • Urdu : Halim

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 PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  • Rasa : Katu, Tikta
  • Guna : Laghu, Ruksha, Teekshna
  • Virya : Ushna
  • Vipaka : Katu
  • Karma : Balapushtivivardhana, Vatashleshmahrit.

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IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Kasturyadi (V¡yu) Gutika

THERAPEUTIC USES - Atisara, Hikka, Vatarakta

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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