Sanskrit name: Draksha
Botanical name: Vitis vinifera
Habitat: It is native to Europe and southwestern Asia.
- Rasa (taste): Astringent, Sweet
- Virya (action): Coolung
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet
- Dosha (Constitution): Balances pitta and vata, aggravates kapha
The Fruit of Vitis vinifera is a rich source of vitamin C, antioxidants and flavonoids. An extraction from the seeds of Grapes are rich in bioflavonoids, which possesses anti-inflammatory properties and helps in treating pain in the joints. This extraction is also rich in anti-oxidants which helps to regulate blood circulation in the body. It is also beneficial in skin ailments and allergies, hair growth, muscle stiffness. It is a natural source of sugar.
No such information on side effects is available on this Herb. However, we recommend to consume this herb under proper medical guidance.