Khatmi

850.00

Botanical Name Althaea officinalis
Family Malvaceae
Origin Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia
Description Khatmi is a perennial plant that grows up to 1-2 meters in height. It has a long, tapering root, round stems, and large, soft, grayish-green leaves. The flowers are pink, white, or pale purple in color and have a five-lobed corolla.
Parts Used The roots, leaves, and flowers of khatmi are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The dose of khatmi depends on the form in which it is consumed and the condition being treated. It is best to consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for appropriate dosage instructions.

Ayurveda Features

Formulations(Yog) Khatmi is used in various Ayurvedic formulations like Khatmi Sharbat and Khatmi Gulkand.
Anti-Dote (Nivaran Dravya) There is no specific antidote for khatmi poisoning.
Ayurvedic Properties Guna (Quality): Snigdha (unctuous), Guru (heavy)
Rasa (Taste): Madhura (sweet)
Vipak (Metabolism): Madhura (sweet)
Virya (Potency): Shita (cooling)
Prabhav (Impact): Vrishya (aphrodisiac)
Other Names Sanskrit: Khatmi, Atibalaa, Mulethi, Usheeraa
Hindi: Khatmi, Bariyaar
Assamese: Hulba
Bengali: Khatme
Kannada: Sathaavare, Gule-balu
Malayalam: Adaloda, Karutakolampu
Manipuri: Khongthang
Marathi: Khatami
Oriya: Bala
Telegu: Katukarohini, Pitharathnam

Properties

Distribution Khatmi is native to Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia but is now widely distributed throughout the world.
Pharmacognosy Khatmi contains mucilage, flavonoids, phenolic acids, and polysaccharides. It has demulcent, emollient, and expectorant properties.
Cultivation Khatmi is a hardy plant that can grow in a variety of soils and climates. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil.
Physical Constituents Khatmi has demulcent, emollient, and expectorant properties.
Chemical Constituents Khatmi contains mucilage, flavonoids, phenolic acids, and polysaccharides.

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