Sanskrit: Paushkaram, Pushkaram, Kushtafetha
Malayalam: Pushkaramoolam പുഷ്കരമൂലം, Ekuvat ഇകുവട്
Useful plant parts: root
Elecampane – InulaRacemosa is a herb, that grows to 1.5 meters, found in the Himalayas regions, leaves are oppositely arranged, the stalk is closed to stem, tapered apex, elliptic lance-shaped, and up to 45 cm long. The flowers are yellow; and occur in spike-like clusters.
To treat vata, Kapha disorders, worm infestation, respiratory disorders like asthma, bronchitis, cough etc
Chemical content: Antioxidant, Alantolactone, Germacranolide, Dihydroisoalantotolactone, B- Sitosterol, Mannitol, Dihydroinunolide, Sesquiterpene lactone- inunol, Alantodiene etc.
How to prepare medicines:
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