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     FOREVER NIRGUNDI

Vitex negundo

Sanskrit

:

Nirgundi

English

:

Five leaved chaste tree

Latin name

:

Vitex negundo

Family

:

Verbanaceae

 

Morphology: Large shrub, tender parts grey pubescent. Leaf: Opposite, digitately 3-5 foliolate, leaflets lanceolate, acuminate tip, entire margin, green above, grey pubescent beneath. Flower: Blue in terminal thyrosoid, grey pubescent panicle; Fruit: Ovoid drupes, 1 cm long black when ripe.

Ayurvedic Pharmacodynamic properties:

Rasa

:

Katu (pungent), Tikta (bitter)

Guna

:

Laghu (Ruksha), Ruksha (dry)

Virya

:

Ushna (Hot)

Vipaka

:

Katu (pungent)

Doshakarma

:

Kapha-Vata Shamaka

 

 

Useful parts

:

Leaves, seeds and root bark.

Medicinal uses

:

It is acrid, bitter, heating, astringent, stomachic, cephalic, anthelmintic and useful in treatment of leucoderma, consumption, inflammations, eye diseases, spleen enlargement, bronchitis, asthma, biliousness, painful teething of children etc. It has germicidal properties. It is easily digestible and can cure morbid vata and kapha and used in arthritis, cephalgia, otalgia, inflammatory, glandular and rheumatic swellings, intestinal worms, fever, ulcers, skin diseases, nervous disorders and leprosy.

Dose

:

Swarasa (juice) 10-20 ml; churna (powder) 3-6 gm

Important formulations

:

Nirgundi Taila.

Home remedies:

  1. In cold, its decoction 20ml should be used along with 1 gm Pippali and 250 mg Vacha.
  2. In pneumonitis, Swarasa of its leaves 10 ml is so beneficial along with    gm Pippali.
  3. Its paste on affected site is painkiller and anti-inflammatory.

 

Summary:

Recent studies show that nirgundi has thermogenic, anthelmithitic, expectorant, carminative, anticonvulsant, anti-hyperglycemic and analgesic properties. It is also evaluated for its anitinflammatory activity and the potentiation of anti-inflammatory activities phenlbutazone and ibuprofen by V. Negundo indicates that it may be useful as an adjuvant therapy along with standard antiinflammatory drugs. In other study the new flavone glycosides were found to have significant antifungal activity.


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