Ayurvedic medicinal Plants

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Njazhal poo - Callicarpa macrophylla

Njazhal poo - Callicarpa macrophylla

Properties of Njazhal poo

Botanical name Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl.
Family Verbenaceae
Sanskrit Synonyms Priyangu, Phalini
Ayurvedic Medicinal Properties
Rasa Tikta, Madhura, Kashaya, Katu
Guna Lakhu, Snigdha
Virya Seeta
Name of the herb in other languages
Hindi Priyangu, Daiya
Malayalam Njazhal poo, Njazhal

Description of the Plant

A large shrub or small tree grows up to 6 meters in height. Leaves simple opposite, ovate and acute; flowers rose colored in axillary cymes; fruits are small drupes.

Medicinal Properties of the Plant as per Ayurveda

Plant pacifies vitiated vata, pitta, diarrhea, arthritis, burning sensation, ulcers, poisonous bites and blackish discoloration on face.

Useful parts of the herb

Flowers, Fruits.

Njazhal poo - Callicarpa macrophylla

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