Sarshapa

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Brassica campestris L.

Sarshapa
Section/Chapter Herb database/Sarshapa
Botanical name(s) Brassica campestris L.
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Year of publication 2021
Publisher Charak Samhita Research, Training and Skill Development Centre
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English name

Mustard

Synonyms in Charak Samhita

Sarshapa

Reference in Charak Samhita and its actions

Herbs and their activities
Sr.no. Reference in Charak Samhita Activity
1 Sutra sthana 2/3 Sirovirechana (Errhine therapy)
2 Sutra sthana 3/5 Siddhatamachurnapradeha
3 Sutra sthana 4/9(14) Kandughnamahakashay
4 Sutra sthana 4/9(25) Asthapanopagmahakashay
5 Sutra sthana 4/9(27) Shirovirechanopagmahakashay
6 Kalpa Sthana 1/14 Vamanartha
7 Kalpa Sthana 11/11 Saptala Shankhini Yoga

Ayurvedic pharmacological properties

Properties
Sr.no. Pharmacological criteria Properties
1 Taste (rasa) Pungent (katu), Bitter (tikta)
2 Potency (veerya) Hot (ushna)
3 Post digestion effect (vipaka) Pungent (katu)
4 Qualities (guna) Sharp (tikshna), Rough (ruksha); Oil and seed is Unctuous (snigdha)
5 Actions (karma) Reduces kapha and vata; increases pitta

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