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Pushkarmool: Inula racemosa

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 hiccough

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 of  Pushkarmool on Tridoshas:
Pushkara mool pacifies Vata and Kapha bio homors i.e. it is useful in management of diseases with Kapha/ Vata origin or both.

Therapeutic Uses of Pushkarmool in Ayurveda:

  • Kasa-shwashara- Pushkarmool is useful in cough and respiratory discomfort
  • Hikka nigrahana- Pushkarmool alleviates hiccough
  • 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

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Pushkarmool Powder 2 oz

Pushkarmool Powder 4 oz

Pushkarmool Powder 1/2 Lb

Pushkarmool Powder 1 Lb

Pushkarmool Capsules 60capsules

Medicinal value of Pushkarmool:

  • Inula racemosa root powder was investigated in patients with proven ischemic 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 exhibits antiperoxidative, hypoglycemic 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 of Pushkarmool:

Doses of Pushkarmool:

Some combinations with Pushkarmool:
Pushkaradi choorna; Pushkar guggulu

Some important notes about Pushkarmool:

  • Pushkaramool is the best medicament among those useful in hiccough, 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.

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