CHITRAKA

 Chitraka consists of dried mature root of Plumbago zeylanica Linn. (Fam. Plumbaginaceae) , a large perennial sub-scandent shrub, found throughout India in wile state and occasionally cultivated in gardens.

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 SYNONYMS

  • Sanskrit : Agni, Vahni, Jvalanakhya, Krishanu, Huasha, Dahana, Hutabhuk, Sikhi
  • Assamese : Agiyachit, Agnachit
  • Bengali : Chita
  • English : Lead war
  • Gujrati : Chitrakmula
  •  Hindi : Chira, Chitra
  •  Kannada : Chitramula, Vahni, Bilichitramoola Kashmiri : Chitra, Shatranja
  • Malayalam : Vellakeduveli, Thumpokkoduveli Marathi : Chitraka
  •  Oriya : Chitamula, Chitoparu
  •  Punjabi : Chitra
  • Tamil : Chitramoolam, Kodiveli
  • Telugu : Chitramulam
  •  Urdu : Sheetraj Hindi, Cheetah

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PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  • Rasa : Katu
  •  Guna : Laghu, Ruksha, Teekshna.
  • Virya : Ushna
  • Vipaka : Katu
  •  Karma : Sothahara, Deepana, Grahi, Pachana, Kaphavatahara, Arshohara,shulahara

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IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Chitrakadi Vati, Chitraka hareetakki, Citrakadi Churna

THERAPEUTIC USES - Agnimandya, Grahani Roga, Arsha, Udara shula, Guda roga,Yakrit roga

DOSE - 1-2 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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