Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Ageratum conyzoides




Botanical name : Ageratum conyzoides Linn.
Family : Asteraceae

SANSKRIT SYNONYMS
Vishamushti

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES
Rasa : Tikta, Katu
Guna : Lakhu, Rooksha, Teekshna
Virya : Ushna

PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English : Goat weed.
Hindi : Visadodi
Malayalam : Kattappa, Appa, Muriyan pacha

Distribution – Growing throughout India in plains and hills. Growing mainly on rainy season

PLANT DESCRIPTION
A thoughout hairy annual weed grows up to 1 meter in height. Leaves simple, opposite and sometime alternate, hairy on both sides; flowers pale violet in color, heads, fruits small, black and attenuated and 5 angled.

MEDICINAL PROPERTIES
Plant pacifies vitiated kapha, vata, hemorrhoids, anorexia, dyspepsia, kidney stones, cuts, wounds and ulcers and in conjunctivitis.
Useful part : Whole plant.

1 comment:

  1. Thnk u so much..
    this is a kind of rare plant.so i was not able to get its details..
    i was searchng for this information.
    now i got it..
    Nd this article is really informative..

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