Himalayan Cedar

Himalayan CedarSanskrit name: Devdaru
Botanical name: Cedrus deodara
Habitat: It is widely found in the Himalayan Region of India.

 

 

 
Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): Bitter
  • Virya (acttion): Heating
  • Vipaka (pst-digestive effects): Pungent
  • Dosha (constitution): Balances vata and kapha, aggravates pitta

General information

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.

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