ATASI/ Linum usitaissimum - Medicinal Plants
Digestive system : Fried atasi seeds are astringent and reduce intestinal motility. Oil is a purgative. Flowers are cardio tonic.
Respiratory system : The decoction of the seeds of atasi is useful in cough, pleuritis, pneumonia and whooping cough in children. It works as an expectorant.
Urinary system Hot infusion is useful in cystitis
Dosha Vataghna. pittavardhak, kaphavardhak.
Dhatu Rakta (asthma, cough etc diseases of the lungs), shukra (seeds - avirilizing)
Organs Eyes - oil not useful for eyes, intestines.