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Apium leptophyllum - Ajamoda
Ajamoda consists of dried, aromatic fruits of Apium leptophyllum (Pers.) F. V. M. ex Benth. (Fam. Umbelliferae); an annual herb cultivated in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka; collected by thrashing plants on a mat and dried in shade or in drying sheds
|Kannada||Oma, Ajavana, Omakki|
|Gujarathi||Bodi Ajamo, Ajamo|
Essential oil and fixed oil etc.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Katu (Pungent), Tikta
Laghu (Light), Ruksha (Dry)
Kaphahara, Vatahara, Deepana, Hridya, Vidahi, Krimijit, shoolaghna
- THE AYURVEDIC PHARMACOPOEIA OF INDIA, PART-I, VOLUME-1, page no 03.