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Lavanga

Sanskrit Names
Lavanga, Deva kusum, Shree prasun, Shree saudnya
English Name
Clove
Latin Name
Syzygium aromaticum Linn.
Eugenia aromatica Kuntze
Caryophyllus aromaticus Linn.
Eugenia Caryophyllata.
Family
Myrtaceae
Parts used
Dried flower buds, and oil
Ayurvedic Properties
Rasa: Tikta, katu
Veerya: Sheeta
Vipaka: Katu
Guna: Laghu, snigdha
Doshakarma:Kapha hara, pitta hara
Roga karma: Deepan (appetiser),Rochana (anti anorexia)
Shwasa hara (anti dyspnoeic), Kanthya (beneficial for throat), Trushna hara (anti thirst),
Rogaghnata: Agnimandya (diminished digestion), Aruchi (anorexia) , Shwasa (dyspnoea) , Swara bheda (hoarseness of voice), Trushna (thirst)


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