White Leadwort

White LeadwortSanskrit name: Chitraka
Botanical name: Plumbago zeylanica
Habitat: It is native to India.

 

 

 

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste) : Pungent
  • Virya (action) : Heating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects) : Pungent
  • Doshas (constitution) : Balances kapha and vata, increases pitta

General information

White Leadwort possesses anti-inflammatory properties and helps in relieving joint and muscle pain. It acts as a mild laxative and is found useful in the gastrointestinal tract diseases.

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