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Ayurvedic Herb: (Chitraka)

Leadwort - Plumbago zeylanica Linn

Sanskrit Name:Chitraka
Hindi Name:Chitrak
English Name:Leadwort
Latin Name:Plumbago zeylanica Linn
Description:A profusely branched perennial shrub with alternate leaves. The plant is available throughout India wildly and is also cultivated in gardens for its brilliant inflorescence. Root and root bark of the plant are used in preparation of various Ayurvedic medicines.
Dosha:Pacifies Kapha and Vata
Usage: Leadwort is a potent medicinal agent used in the treatment of stubborn chronic rheumatoid arthritis, skin diseases and tumerous growths. It also finds its use in correcting chronic menstrual disorders, viral warts and chronic diseases of nervous system. Extract of various fraction of Chitrakmool have been identified as anticancer drugs. Rootbark is also considered useful in obesity.

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