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Botanical Name Capparis spinosa L.
Family Capparaceae
Origin Mediterranean region
Description Himsra is a thorny shrub that can grow up to 1.5 meters tall. It has a greyish-green stem with numerous branches. The leaves are small, oblong and pointed, with a smooth surface. The flowers are white or pink and have four petals.
Parts Used The root bark, stem bark, and fruit of the plant are used in Ayurveda.
Dose The recommended dosage of Himsra depends on the form of the medicine and the condition being treated. It is usually taken orally in the form of capsules, tablets, or powder.