From Charak Samhita
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Cassia fistula L.

Section/Chapter Herb database/Aragvadha
Botanical name(s) Cassia fistula L.
Contributors --
Year of publication 2021
Publisher Charak Samhita Research, Training and Skill Development Centre
DOI Awaited

English name

Purging cassia

Synonyms in Charak Samhita


Reference in Charak Samhita and its actions

Herbs and their activities Reference in Charak Samhita Activity
1 Sutra sthana 1/82 Phalini (Virechana) (Therapeutic purgation)
2 Sutra sthana 2/10 Virechana (Therapeutic purgation)
3 Sutra sthana 3/3 Churnapradeha
4 Sutra sthana 4/9(13) Kushthaghnamahakashay
5 Sutra sthana 4/9(14) Kandughnamahakashay
6 Kalpa Sthana 1/6 Shodhanartha
7 Kalpa Sthana 1/22 Shodhanartha
8 Kalpa Sthana 8/03 Aragvadha Synonyms
9 Kalpa Sthana 10/15 Nasya Yoga

Ayurvedic pharmacological properties

Properties Pharmacological criteria Properties
1 Taste (rasa) Sweet (madhura)
2 Potency (veerya) Cold (sheeta)
3 Post digestion effect (vipaka) Sweet (madhura)
4 Qualities (guna) Heavy (guru), Soft (mridu), Unctuous (snigdha)
5 Actions (karma) Pacify vata and pitta, Elimination of kapha and pitta present in GIT (koshta)

Current availability


Current researches

 This article is under development ..