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Ayurvedic Herb: (Kemukha)

Crape Ginger - Costus speciosus

Sanskrit Name:Kemukha
Hindi Name:Ketaki
English Name:Crape Ginger
Latin Name:Costus speciosus
Description:A perennial shrub with brilliant red coloured flowers cultivated in gardens as ornamental plant and also found growing in fallow lands.
Dosha:Balances Kapha and Pitta.
Usage:Kemukha is primarily used by Ayurveda in the treatment of disturbances in lipid metabolism like obesity, hyperlipidaemia. It is also considered useful in the management of diabetes. It is thought to cause contraction in the uterine muscles. Therefore, has also been used to correct irregular menstruation and during parturition.

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