Arabic Name : Sanawbar Hindee
Bengali Name : Saralgaach
Chinese Name : Chang ye song
English Name : Long-leaved Pine, Chir Pine, Three-leaved Pine
French Name : Pin a longues
German Name : Chir-Kiefer
Gujarati Name : Berjo
Hindi Name : Saral, Cheer, Chir Gond, Gandha Biroza (Oleo-resin)
Kannada Name : Oveshtak
Latin name : Pinus longifolia Roxb.
Marathi Name : Saraldeek
Persian Name : Samaghe Sanobar, Kaaz
Sanskrit Name : Sarala Drava, Srivasa
Urdu Name : Behroza
Description : The oleo-raisin is used with success as an acrid, anodyne, antiinflammatory, antiseptic, aromatic, bitter, demulcent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, purgative, stimulant and stomachic. It is given in gleet, long-standing gonorrhoea and in similar affections of the genitourinary organs.
The oil obtained from the chir pine is valued as a rubefacient in various rheumatic affections, lumbago, arthritis and neuralgia. The oil is also useful in treating minor aches and pains.
Recommended Dosage : 2 to 4 g oleo-raisin; Oil : For external application only.
Contraindication : The oleo-raisin is contraindicated in bronchial asthma and whooping cough. The oil has no known warnings or contraindications.