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Pushkaramool
 

Alleviates pain in heart region

 
Useful in conditions involving nervous system specially the facial paralysis
 
Useful in Anemia and its complications
 

Useful in cough and respiratory discomfort

 
Useful in all edematous conditions
 
Alleviates hicough
 
 
Sanskrit Names:
Padma patra- As its leaves are like lotus petals
Kashmira- As it generally grows in Kashmira area
Kushthabheda- As its characteristics and actions are like Kushtha(Saussurea lappa)
 
Lt. Name:
Inula racemosa - Compositae
 
Bio energetics: 
Rasa(Taste)- Tikta (Bitter); Katu (Pungent)
Guna (Characteristics)- Laghu (Light)
Veerya (Potency)- Ushna (Warm)
Vipaka (Post digestion effect)- Katu(Pungent)
 
Effect on Tridosha (Three bio humors):
Pushkara mool pacifies Vata and Kapha bio homors i.e. it is useful in management of diseases with Kapha/ Vata origin or both.
 
Actions according to Ayurveda:
Kasa-shwashara- Pushkarmool is useful in cough and respiratory discomfort
Hikka nigrahana- Pushkarmool alleviates hicough
Parshwa shoola hara- Pushkarmool helps in pain in thorax region
Shophaghna- Pushkarmool is useful in all edematous conditions
Pandunashanam- Pushkarmool is useful in Anemia and its complications
Ardit vinashanam- Pushkarmool is useful in conditions involving nervous system specially the facial paralysis
Hrich chhulaghna- Pushkarmool alleviates pain in heart region
 
Medicinal value:
  • Inula racemosa root powder was investigated in patients with proven ischaemic heart disease. The powder prevented ST-segment depression and T-wave inversion as observed in the post-exercise electrocardiogram. This indicates that one of the constituents of Inula racemosa may have adrenergic beta-blocking activity.
  • Inula racemosa exhibites antiperoxidative, hypoglycaemic and cortisol lowering activities, it is suggested that its extracts may potentially regulate diabetes mellitus.
  • Inula racemosa possesses potent antiallergic properties.
  • The herb Inula racemosa was shown to help lower the stress hormone, cortisol, which in turn leads lower blood sugar levels.
Useful part:
Roots
 
Doses:
2-4gm
 
Some Useful combinations of Pushkara moola:
Pushkaradi choorna; Pushkar guggulu
 
Some special notes about Pushkara Moola:
  • Pushkaramool is the best medicament among those useful in hicough, respiratory discomfort, cough and pain in chest; this indicates its usefulness in asthmatic conditions as well as heart diseases.
  • In chest pain, respiratory discomfort, cough and emaciating conditions pushkaramool should be taken with honey.

Ayurvedic Herbs

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pushkara moola Powder 1/2Lbs 12.85US$
Pushkara moola Powder 1Lbs 21.95US$
Pushkara moola Capsules 60Capsules 13.75US$
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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