Plumbago zeylanica Linn.


Plumbago zeylanica Linn
Arabic Name : Sheetraagh, Shitraak Hindee, Ghashwa
Bengali Name : Chita, Chittu
English Name : Ceylon Leadwort, White Leadwort
French Name : Dentelair de Ceylon
German Name : Bleiwurz, Ceylon-Bleiwurz
Gujarati Name : Chitro, Chitra, Pitro
Hindi Name : Chitra, Chita, Chiti, Chira, Chitta
Kannada Name : Chitramula, Vahni, Bilichitramoola
Kashmiri Name : Chitra, Shatrajna
Latin name : Plumbago zeylanica Linn.
Marathi Name : Chitrak, Chitramul
Persian Name : Sheetrah, Shatraj
Punjabi Name : Chitra, Chitrak
Sanskrit Name : Chitraka, Dahana, Agni, Vahni, Hutabhuk
Urdu Name : Cheetalakdi, Sheetraj Hindi

Description : The root is alterative, antiinflammatory, antiparasitical, antiseptic, diaphoretic, digestive, emollient, nerve stimulant and a gastric stimulant and useful in dyspepsia, flatulence, piles, anaemia, chronic diarrhoea and skin diseases. Also useful in arthritis, rheumatism and enlargement of the spleen.

Recommended Dosage : 1.5 to 3 g powder of dried root.

Contraindication : This herb is not recommended during pregnancy.

Sheetraagh Chita Ceylon Leadwort Bleiwurz Chitro Chitra Chitramula Chitra Plumbago zeylanica Linn Chitrak Sheetrah Chitraka Cheetalakdi

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