Muchukand

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Botanical Name Hibiscus Abelmoschus
Family Malvaceae
Origin India
Description Muchukand is a small shrub that grows up to 1-2 meters in height. The leaves are simple, hairy, and have a long petiole. The flowers are large and yellow in color, with a deep-red center. The fruit is a capsule, which contains several small, brown seeds.
Parts Used The seeds of Muchukand are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended dosage of Muchukand is 3-6 grams.

 

Ayurveda Features

Formulations(Yog) Kshirpak: It is a milk-based preparation that is used to treat various ailments such as fever, cough, and cold.
Muchukandadi Churna: It is a powder that is used to treat digestive disorders.
Anti-Dote (Nivaran Dravya) There is no specific antidote for Muchukand.
Ayurvedic Properties Guna (Quality): Muchukand is light and dry in quality.
Rasa (Taste): Muchukand is bitter in taste.
Vipak (Metabolism): Muchukand has a pungent taste after digestion.
Virya (Potency): Muchukand is cooling in potency.
Prabhav (Impact): Muchukand has a soothing and cooling effect on the body.
Other Names Sanskrit: Ambasthaki, Latakasthuri, Kasturi, Atirasa
Hindi: Muskdana
Bengali: Musurkadam
Kannada: Kasturi, Kasturi bhendi
Malayalam: Kasthoori vazhuthananga
Marathi: Kasturi bhendi
Oriya: Musuri kadam
Telugu: Kasturi benda

 

Properties

Distribution Muchukand is native to India and is found in various regions such as Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh.
Pharmacognosy The seeds of Muchukand are used for medicinal purposes. They are rich in essential oils, flavonoids, and alkaloids.
Cultivation Muchukand is propagated through seeds. It requires warm and humid weather conditions to grow. It can be grown in a variety of soil types.
Physical Constituents The seeds of Muchukand are bitter in taste and have a cooling effect on the body.
Chemical Constituents The seeds of Muchukand contain essential oils, flavonoids, and alkaloids.

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