Manna, Camel Thorn, Persian Manna Plant

Manna, Camel Thorn, Persian Manna PlantSanskrit name: Yavesaka, Yasa
Botanical name: Alaghi pseudalhagi
Habitat: It is native to Asia and Australia.

 

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): Sweet, Astringent, Bitter
  • Virya (action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet
  • Dosha (Constitution): Balances kapha and pitta, aggravates vata

General information

An extraction of this herb is sweet in taste and is called Manna. Manna has been mentioned in the Quran and Bible for its religious Significance. It is a laxative in nature and hence is found useful in treating gastrointestinal diseases. It also acts as an expectorant, and help to keep the body hydrated. It also possesses antibacterial properties and is rich in antioxidants.

Contraindications

No such information on side effects is available on this Herb. However, we recommend to consume this herb under proper medical guidance.

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