English: Sal Leaved Desmodium
Sanskrit: अंशुमती anshumati, ध्रुवा dhruva, दीर्घमूला dirghamoola, पीवरी pivari, शालपर्णी shalaparni
Malayalam: Orila ഓരില
Orila or Sal Leaved Desmodium is an annual herb, usually found in abandoned areas, roadsides etc., growing up to 1.5 m in height, it is woody near the base. Leaves are simple, green, ovate and elliptic, 1.2 cm to 15.5 cm long and 2 to 5 cm wide. Flowers are pink or purple. Sepal cup is seen pale green. Peas are found in leaf axils, fruits are almost stalk less, sized up to 7 to 8-jointed.
Useful plant parts:
Root, whole plant
To control Tridoshas (Vata, Pita, and Kapha), cough, fever, bronchitis, vomiting, and wounds.
alkaloids like desmodin, gangetin, gangetinin, pterocarpan phytoalexin desmocarpin, 5-methoxy-N, N-dimethyltryptamine etc.
How to prepare medicines:
The decoction is capable of inducing the blood flow to the heart; it is also helpful to control alcoholism, ground leaf juice is used to treat scorpion bite poison.
|Ajamamsa Rasayanam||Dhanwanthararishtam||Pippalyadi Ghrita|
|Anu Tailam||Guduchyadi Tailam||Sahajaradi Kuzhambu|
|Brihat Ashwagandha Ghrita||Indukantam Ghritam||Shiva Gulika|
|Brihat Dashamoola Tailam||Kalyanaka Ghritam||Sudarsanasava|
|Brihatyadi kashayam||Kumkumadi Tailam||Sukumara Ghrita|
|Dasamoola panchakoladi kahsayam||Maha Panchagavya Ghrita||Vidariyadi Ghrita|
|Dasamoolarishtam||Maha Vishagarbha Tailam||Vidariyadi kahsayam|
|Dashamoola Ghrita||Mahanarayana Tailam||Vishnu Taila|
|Dashamoola Shatpala Ghrita||Maharajaprasarini Thailam||Vyaghri Taila|
|Dhanwantharam Kuzhambu||Mushikadi Thailam||Vyoshadi Kashayam|
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