Fumitory, Earth Smoke

Fumitory, Earth SmokeSanskrit name: Parpat
Botanical name: Fumaria officinalis
Habitat: This plant was not indigenous to India but it was imported from Persia.

 

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): Bitter
  • Virya (action): Sheet (Cold)
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for all doshas

General information

The most prominent Constituents of fumitory are an alkaloid fumarine, fumaric acid, and considerable amounts of inorganic matter, especially potassium salts. It helps greatly in balancing Kapha and Pitta related disorders.

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