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Holorrhena pubescens (BUCH.-HAM.)WALLICH EX DO

Kutaja
Section/Chapter Herb database/Kutaja
Botanical name(s) Holorrhena pubescens (BUCH.-HAM.)WALLICH EX DO
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Year of publication 2021
Publisher Charak Samhita Research, Training and Skill Development Centre
DOI Awaited

English name

Kurchi

Synonyms in Charak Samhita

Kutaja

Vrukshaka

indrayava

Reference in Charak Samhita and its actions

Herbs and their activities
Sr.no. Reference in Charak Samhita Activity
1 Sutra Sthana 1/82 Phalini (Virechana) (Therapeutic purgation)
2 Sutra Sthana 3/4 Churnapradeha
3 Sutra Sthana 2/7 Vamana (Therapeutic emesis)
4 Sutra Sthana 4/9(12) Arshoghnamahakashay
5 Sutra Sthana 4/9(14) Kandughnamahakashay
6 Kalpa Sthana 1/6 Shodhanartha
7 Kalpa Sthana 1/22 Shodhanartha
8 Kalpa Sthana 7/40 Kalyanaka Guda
9 Kalpa Sthana 7/56 Varshakalina Trivrut Yoga
10 Kalpa Sthana 7/61 Sarvaritu Trivrit Yoga

Ayurvedic pharmacological properties

Properties
Sr.no. Pharmacological criteria Properties
1 Taste (rasa) Bitter (tikta), Astringent (kashaya)
2 Potency (veerya) Cold (sheeta)
3 Post digestion effect (vipaka) Pungent (katu)
4 Qualities (guna) Light (laghu), Rough (ruksha)
5 Actions (karma) Pacify kapha and pitta

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