Pushkarmool

1,250.00

Botanical Name Inula racemosa
Family Asteraceae/Compositae
Origin Pushkarmool has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.
Description Pushkarmool is a perennial herb that grows up to 1.5 meters in height. The leaves are large and hairy with a toothed margin. The flowers are yellow and arranged in clusters at the top of the stem. The root is thick, fleshy, and woody, and has a pleasant aroma.
Parts Used The root of pushkarmool is the part of the plant used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended dose of pushkarmool varies depending on the condition being treated. It is usually taken in the form of a powder or decoction.

Ayurveda Features

Formulations(Yog) Pushkarmool is used in several Ayurvedic formulations, including Dashmoolarishta, Pushkarmooladi Kwath, and Mahanarayana Taila.
Anti-Dote (Nivaran Dravya)
There is no specific anti-dote for pushkarmool poisoning. Treatment is usually symptomatic and supportive.
Ayurvedic Properties Guna (quality): Laghu (light) and Ruksha (dry)
Rasa (taste): Tikta (bitter) and Katu (pungent)
Vipak (metabolism): Katu (pungent)
Virya (potency): Ushna (hot)
Prabhav (impact): Anti-inflammatory
Other Names Sanskrit: Pushkarmula
Hindi: Pushkarmool
Bengali: Puskaraj
Kannada: Puskara
Tamil:Puvarkattai

Properties

Distribution Pushkarmool is native to the Himalayan region of India, Nepal, and Bhutan. It is also found in other parts of India and in some parts of China.
Pharmacognosy The root of pushkarmool contains a variety of compounds, including alantolactone, isoalantolactone, and helenalin. These compounds have been found to have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antioxidant properties.
Cultivation Pushkarmool is cultivated in the Himalayan region of India, Nepal, and Bhutan. It grows well in well-drained soils and requires moderate amounts of water.
Physical Constituents The root of pushkarmool is thick, fleshy, and woody, with a pleasant aroma.
Chemical Constituents The root of pushkarmool contains a variety of compounds, including alantolactone, isoalantolactone, and helenalin.

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