Ayurvedic medicinal Plants

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Kallurukki - Scoparia dulcis

Kallurukki - Scoparia dulcis

Properties of Kallurukki

Botanical name Scoparia dulcis Linn.
Family Scrophulariaceae
Sanskrit Synonyms Pashanabheda, Asmaghni
Ayurvedic Medicinal Properties
Rasa Tikta, Kashaya, Madhura
Guna Lakhu
Virya Seeta
Name of the herb in other languages
Malayalam Kallurukki, Meenangani, Sanyasipacha, Rishibhaksha

Description of the Plant

An errect annual herb grows up to 30 cm in height. Leaves simple, opposite or a whorl of three, ovate or rhomboid and serrate. Flowers axillary, solitary, dull white and small. Fruits are small round pods, contains numerous small seeds.

Medicinal Properties of the Plant as per Ayurveda

Plant pacifies vitiated kapha, pitta, renal and vesical calculus, inflammation, fever, wounds, ulcer, skin diseases, diarrhea, dysmenorrhea and leucorrhea.

Useful parts of the herb

Whole plant.

Kallurukki - Scoparia dulcis

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