Alleviates pain in heart region
Useful in conditions involving nervous system specially the facial paralysis
Useful in Anemia and its complications
Useful in cough and respiratory discomfort
Useful in all edematous conditions
Padma patra- As its leaves are like lotus petals
Kashmira- As it generally grows in Kashmira area
Kushthabheda- As its characteristics and actions are like Kushtha(Saussurea lappa)
Lt. Name: Inula racemosa - Compositae
Rasa(Taste)- Tikta (Bitter); Katu (Pungent)
Guna (Characteristics)- Laghu (Light)
Veerya (Potency)- Ushna (Warm)
Vipaka (Post digestion effect)- Katu(Pungent)
Pushkara mool pacifies Vata and Kapha bio homors i.e. it is useful in management of diseases with Kapha/ Vata origin or both.
Kasa-shwashara- Pushkarmool is useful in cough and respiratory discomfort
Hikka nigrahana- Pushkarmool alleviates hicough
Parshwa shoola hara- Pushkarmool helps in pain in thorax region
Shophaghna- Pushkarmool is useful in all edematous conditions
Pandunashanam- Pushkarmool is useful in Anemia and its complications
Ardit vinashanam- Pushkarmool is useful in conditions involving nervous system specially the facial paralysis
Hrich chhulaghna- Pushkarmool alleviates pain in heart region
Inula racemosa root powder was investigated in patients with proven ischaemic heart disease. The powder prevented ST-segment depression and T-wave inversion as observed in the post-exercise electrocardiogram. This indicates that one of the constituents of Inula racemosa may have adrenergic beta-blocking activity.
Inula racemosa exhibites antiperoxidative, hypoglycaemic and cortisol lowering activities, it is suggested that its extracts may potentially regulate diabetes mellitus.
Inula racemosa possesses potent antiallergic properties.
The herb Inula racemosa was shown to help lower the stress hormone, cortisol, which in turn leads lower blood sugar levels.
Useful part: Roots
Pushkaradi choorna; Pushkar guggulu
Pushkaramool is the best medicament among those useful in hicough, respiratory discomfort, cough and pain in chest; this indicates its usefulness in asthmatic conditions as well as heart diseases.
In chest pain, respiratory discomfort, cough and emaciating conditions pushkaramool should be taken with honey.