DHANYAKA

 Dhanyaka consists of dried ripe fruits of Coriandrum sativum Linn. (Fam. Umbelliferae) , a slender, glabrous, branched, annual herb, cultivated all over India, 30-90 cm high, giving characteristic aroma when rubbed, crop matures in 2-3 months after sowing, herb is pulled out with roots, after drying, fruits threashed out and dried in sun, winnowed, and stored in bags.

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 SYNONYMS

  • Sanskrit : Dhanika, Dh¡nya, Vitunnaka, Kustumburu Assamese : Dhaniya
  • Bengali : Dhane, Dhania
  •  English : Coriander fruit
  • Gujrati : Dhana
  •  Hindi : Dhaniya
  •  Kannada : Havija, Kothambari bija
  •  Kashmiri : Dhaniwal, Dhanawal
  •  Malayalam : Malli, Kothampatayari
  • Marathi : Dhane, Kothimbir
  • Oriya : Dhania
  • Punjabi : Dhania
  • Tamil : Kottamatli virai, Dhaniya
  • Telugu : Dhaniyalu Urdu : Kishneez

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PROPERTIES AND ACTION

  •  Rasa : Madhura, Katu,
  •  Tikta, Kashaya
  • Guna : Laghu, Snigdha
  • Virya : Ushna
  • Vipaka : Madhura
  •  Karma : Cakshusya, Deepana, Grahi, Hridya., Pachana, Tridoshanut, Mutrala

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 IMPORTANT FORMULATIONS - Dhanyapanchyaka kvatha Churna

THERAPEUTIC USES - Atisara, Chhardi, Daha, Jvara, Trishna, Ajirna

DOSE - 1-3 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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