- Rasa (taste): Bitter
- Virya (acttion): Heating
- Vipaka (pst-digestive effects): Pungent
- Dosha (constitution): Balances vata and kapha, aggravates pitta
Deodar possesses anti inflammatory properties and is found useful in alleviating joint pains. It is a mild laxative and improves bowel movement. It is also beneficial in the treatment of skin ailments.