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Fagonia cretica - Dhanvayāsaḥ
Dhanvayāsaḥ consists of dried whole plant of Fagonia cretica. It is a small spiny under shrub with stiff, more or less prostrate branches found in north-west India and Deccan.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Brain Hemorrhage, Heart problems, Liver cancer, Body pains, Cures Allergies, Cures Allergies, Heals pimples, Vomiting, Excess thirst, Blood pressure disorders, Burning sensation, Asthma, Leucorrhoea, Neck stiffness, Female disease.
It contains Alkaloids (Harmine); amino acids (alanine, glycine, leucine, arginine isoleucine, lysine, phenylalanine, proline, tyrosine and valline), terpenoids of oleanane group
|Hindi||Damahan, Dhamaasa, Hinguaa, Dhanhare|
|Sanskrit||Duhsparśā, Durālambhā, Dhanvayāsakah, Virupā, Durālabhā|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Tikta, Kaṭu, Madhura, Kaṣāya
Kaphahara, Vātahara, Pittahara, Medohara
|Small, Subsessile||Linear, Oblong||Green or blackish brown, 0.5 to 1.5 cm in length and 0.05 to 0.1 cm in width, without any prominent midrib region projected above the level of lamina.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Pedicels slender||6 to 12 mm long||Pale rose or Purple||0.5 to 1.5 cm in length and 0.05 to 0.1 cm in width, without any prominent midrib region projected above the level of lamina|
|Pentagonous schizocarp||Thinly septate, pilose, wrinkled||Composed of five compressed||Two valved cocci||Seeds upto 5|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- Durālabhādi Kvātha, Durālabhādi Kaāya, Rāsnādi Kvātha Cūrṇa (Mahā), Tiktaka Ghṛta, Usīrāsava, Kaṇṭakāryavaleha, Mahāpañcagavya Ghṛta, Punarnavāsava.
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Commonly seen growing in areas
- The Ayuredic Pharmacopoeia of India Part-1, Volume-5, Page no-14
- [Cultivation detail]