Putrajivak

850.00

Botanical Name Drypetes Roxburghii
Family Putranjivaceae
Origin India
Description Putrajivak is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree that grows up to 20 meters in height. It has a grey bark and the leaves are simple, alternate, and oblong-lanceolate in shape. The flowers are small, greenish-yellow in color, and are borne in axillary clusters. The fruit is a drupe, ovoid or globose, and turns purple when ripe.
Parts Used The stem bark is used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The dosage of Putrajivak varies depending on the preparation and the condition being treated. It is usually administered in the form of a decoction or powder.

Ayurveda Features

Formulations(Yog) Putrajivak is used in a number of Ayurvedic formulations including Putrajivak Beej Churna, Putrajivak Kwath, and Putrajivak Vati.
Anti-Dote (Nivaran Dravya) Not available
Ayurvedic Properties Guna (Quality): Laghu (Light), Ruksha (Dry)
Rasa (Taste): Kashaya (Astringent), Tikta (Bitter)
Vipak (Metabolism): Katu (Pungent)
Virya (Potency): Ushna (Hot)
Prabhav (Impact): Not available.
Other Names Sanskrit: Putrajiva, Pootikaranja
Hindi: Putranjiva, Putrajiva
Bengali: Putrajiva, Putijiba
Kannada: Putranjiva
Malayalam: Putranjiva
Marathi: Putrajiva
Oriya: Putijiva
Telegu: Putranjiva

Properties

Distribution Putrajivak is found in the sub-Himalayan regions of India, particularly in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, as well as in the hilly regions of Nepal and Bhutan.
Pharmacognosy The stem bark of Putrajivak contains a number of bioactive compounds including triterpenoids, steroids, flavonoids, lignans, and alkaloids.
Cultivation Putrajivak is a slow-growing tree and is propagated through seeds or stem cuttings. It prefers well-drained soil and a warm, humid climate.
Physical Constituents Not available.
Chemical Constituents The stem bark of Putrajivak contains a number of bioactive compounds including triterpenoids, steroids, flavonoids, lignans, and alkaloids.

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