Arabic Name : Moongama
Bengali Name : Lodha, Lodhra
English Name : Lodh Tree, Lotur Bark
French Name : Arbre De Lotur
Gujarati Name : Lodhar, Lodar
Hindi Name : Lodh, Lodha, Bodhra, Pathani Lodh
Kannada Name : Lodhra, Pachettu
Latin name : Symplocos racemosa Roxb.
Marathi Name : Lodha, Lodhra
Punjabi Name : Lodhar
Sanskrit Name : Lodhra, Rodhra, Tillaka, Srimata
Urdu Name : Lodh Pathani
Description : The stem bark is considered absorbent, acrid, alterative, aperient, mild astringent, cholag
ogue, cooling, depurative, expectorant, febrifuge, haemostatic, ophthalmic, refrigerant, stomachic and tonic. Useful in abnormal uterine secretion and atony of the uterus. Also useful in cases of leucorrhoea and menorrhagia due to relaxation of the uterine tissue. It also finds its use in treating elephantiasis. Being a mild astringent, it is given in the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery, bleeding piles and liver complaints.
Recommended Dosage : 3 to 5 g powder of dried bark.
Contraindication : This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.