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Rasna: Pluchea lanceolata

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Rasna Powder 2 oz

Rasna Powder 4 oz

Rasna Powder 1/2 Lb

Rasna Powder 1 Lb

Rasna Capsules 60capsules

Delays the signs of ageing
Useful in management of all metabolic disorders
The best Vata pacifying Ayurveda herb so Valued highly in all Vata diseases i.e. the diseases with nervous system involvement
Useful in management of skin diseases
Useful in management of respiratory discomfort, edematous conditions, chronic fever and toxicities

Common Name:

Sanskrit Name:

  • Rasna- Means 'a plant having tongue (Rasana) shaped leaves' or
  • One that increases Rasa etc. all the Dhatus (Nutritive tissues) or
  • The plant which is enjoyed by the Vata (Diseases involving nervous system) patients
  • Yukta- Means which can be used in different diseases
  • Surabhi/ Sugandha- Having a pleasant smell
  • Elaparni- Means its leaves are like those of Ela (Cardamom)

Lt. Name:
Pluchea lanceolata- Compositae

Bio energetics:

  • Rasa (Taste)- Tikta (Bitter)
  • Guna (Characteristics)- Guru (Heavy)
  • Veerya (Potency)- Ushna (Warm)
  • Vipaka (Post digestion effect)- Katu (Pungent)
  • Prabhava (Special action for which there is no explanation how it happens)- Vishaghna (Very good anti toxic herb)

Effect of Pluchea lanceolata Powder on Tridoshas:

Pluchea lanceolata Powder pacifies Vata and Kapha i.e. it is useful in management of diseases resulting from aggravated Vata/ Kapha or both. It is said to be the best Vata pacifier herb.

Home Remedial Uses of Rasna Powder in Ayurveda:

  • Vaya sthapana- Vaya means age and Sthapana means to establish in other words it is a supplement which stops the ageing process or an anti ageing Ayurvedic supplement.
  • Aam pachani- Ama is the harmful toxic substances produced in the body as a result of disturbed metabolism; Pluchea lanceolata Powder is the Ayurveda herb to remove Ama and other toxins from the body.
  • Sidhma hrit- Sidhma is a chronic skin diseases; Pluchea lanceolata Powder is one of the best supplement for skin diseases.
  • Vata hara- Vata is the only active Dosha in the body; all the other constituents in the body are dependent on Vata any type of movement. Pluchea lanceolata Powder is the best Ayurvedic herb to pacify the Vata Dosha thus it is the best supplement for painful and inflamed joints.
  • Anuvasanopaga- Pluchea lanceolata adds up in effect of Anuvasana Vasti (Therapeutic enema with oil as the major constituent)

Besides all this, Pluchea lanceolata Powder is also useful in management of respiratory discomfort, edematous conditions, chronic fever and toxicities.

Useful part of Rasna:


Doses of Rasna:

Powder- 3-6 gm; Decoction- 50-100 ml

Some combinations of Rasna Powder in Ayurveda:

Rasnadi kwatha; Rasnadi tail; Rasnadi ghruta

Best Recommended Uses of Rasna Powder in Ayurveda:

  • As per Charaka Pluchea lanceolata is the best medicament for pacifying Vata, the sensory and the motor regulator of the body.
  • Pluchea lanceolata is warm in nature; because of it body mask of Rasna along with Aguru (Aquilaria agallocha) is very useful in conditions resulting from long stay in cold.

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