Sanskrit name: Rasna
Botanical name: Pluchea Lanceolata
Habitat: Rasna is native to India
- Rasa (tatse): Bitter
- Virya (action): Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
- Dosha (constitution): Balances kapha, increases pitta
Rasna is one of the herb used in rasayna to stop the aging process. It has been found useful in treating digestion related disorders, skin diseases, inflammation. It is helpful in pacifying vata and kapha.