Monday, March 23, 2009

ATASI / Linum usitaissimum – Medicinal Plants Internal uses Digestive system :

ATASI/ Linum usitaissimum - Medicinal Plants


Internal uses


Digestive system : Fried atasi seeds are astringent and reduce intestinal motility. Oil is a purgative. Flowers are cardio tonic.


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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


Srotogamitva:
Dosha Vataghna. pittavardhak, kaphavardhak.



Dhatu Rakta (asthma, cough etc diseases of the lungs), shukra (seeds - avirilizing)


Organs Eyes - oil not useful for eyes, intestines.


Reference


Indian Medicinal Plants ; Ayurveda


Ayurvedic treatments and Ayurveda Principles

1 comment:

  1. want to know about the atasi plant ayurveda in detail

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