Snuhi (Euphorbia nerifolia): Scintific Name, Synonym, Properties, Indications, Used Parts, Preparations.

 Synonyms:

  • Sudha,
  • Guda,
  • Sehunda,
  • PhaniManasha etc.

Scintific Name:

  • Euphorbia nerifolia

Family:

  • Euphorbiaceae

Indications:

  • Used in abdominal pain. 
  • It is good for the treatment of hemorrhoids. 
  • It is used for the making of Kshara Sutra. 
  • It is good for the treatment obesity. 
  • It is used for the treatment of Kustha.

Part Used:

  1. Roots.
  2. Stem
  3. Leafs
  4. Latex

Dosages:

  • Root: 1 to 1/2 grams  
  • Swarasa: 5-10 mg 
  • Kshira: 1.25-2.5 mg.

Properties:

  • Rasa: Katu 
  • Guna: Laghu, Tikshna, Snigdha  
  • Virya: Ushna  
  • Vipak: Katu

Pharmaceutical Action:

  1. Kaphavatahara
  2. Dipan
  3. Rechana

Preparations:

  1. Sudha Kanadi Gutika 
  2. Snuhikshira Ghrita
  3. Vajra Kshara 
  4. Snuhyadi Taila....etc.
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