- Rasa (taste): Pungent
- Virya (action): Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
- Dosha (Constitution): Balances Kapha and vata, aggravates pitta
Leadwort is rich in Plumbagin and therefore is used in various medicinal preparations. It speeds up the process of healing wounds. It regulates metabolism and helps in treating gastrointestinal diseases.