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Chitrak ( PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA)

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Chitrak ( PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA)

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Please select the varition of this herb you would like to purchase, Single Unit is 350 gm
Product Name Price Qty
Chitrak's Raw Herb
Rs.750
Chitrak's Powder
Rs.1,030
Chitrak's Oil
Rs.1,500
Chitrak's Extract
Rs.2,250

Availability: In stock

Quantity: 350 gm, See dosage and product description below
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BOTANICAL NAME

PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA

FAMILY

PLUMBAGINACEAE

OTHER NAMES

 

Sanskrit

Agni, Agnika, Agnimata, Agnishikha, Agnisikha, Anala, Analanama, Barhi, Bhali, Brihadbhanu, Chitra,

Chitraca, Chitraka,Chitrakavrikshaha, Chitranga, Citra, Citraka, Citrakah, Citrakah-sveta, Dahaka, Dahana, Daruna,

Dvipi, Himarati, Hiranyareta,Hutabhuk, Hutasa, Hutasana, Jataveda, Jvalanakhya, Jyoti, Jyotishka, Krishanu,

Krishnavartma, Krsanu, Kuta, Lohitanga, Nirdahana,Nirdahani, Pachi, Palaka, Pali, Pathi, Pathina, Pavaka, Saptarshi,

Shambara, Shardula, Shikhavana, Shikhi, Shura, Shushma,Shwetachitraka, Sikhi, Sikhin, Ushana, Vahni, Vaishavanara,

Vallari, Vanhi, Vanhinama, Vibhakara, Vibhavasu, Vyala

Hindi

Lechkuro, Chita, Chitarak, Chitawar, Chiti, Chitra, Chitrak, Sitraval, Seetrok, Chitravar, Chatawar, Safed-buti, Chitraval

Urdu

Sheetraj hindi, Chita wood, Chita lakri

Bengali

Sufaid, Chitruk, Chita, Chitrak, Swetchita

Kannada

Bilay-chitramula, Chitramula, Chitramulike, Mulike, Vahni, Chitraka

Malyalam

Kotuveli, Schetti-codiveli, Tumba-codiveli, Tumpukotuveli, Vellakotuveri, Tombacodavelli, Tumpukotiveli

Marathi

Chitraka, Chitramula, Chithraka, Chithramoola, Paandaraa chithra, Dhi-chitrak

Tamil

Adigarradi, Akkini, Angodiveli, Kanilam, Kanilindiran, Karimai, Kodiveli

Telgu

Agnimata, Agnimatha, Chitra-mulam, Chitramulamu, Tellachitramulamu, Agnimaata, Tella-chitramulamu

OTHER INFORMATION

 

DESCRIPTION

Perennial, sub-scandent shrubs, 60 - 120 cm high. Leaves aletrnate, ovate, acute, glabrous,

entire, stalk short. Flowers white in bracteate, often branched, glandular and elongted spikes,

10- 30 cm long. Capsules oblong, pointed, cotained in viscid, glandular, persistent calyx. Seeds oblong.

PHARMACOGNOSY

Roots are 30 cm or more in length, 6 mm in diameter, reddish to deep brown, scars or rootlets

present; bark thin and brown, internal structure striated; odour disagreeable; taste acrid.

Transverse section of root shows outer most tissue of cork consisting of 5-7 rows of cubical to

rectangular dark brown cells; secondary cortex consists of 2-3 rows of thin walled, rectangular,

light brown cells, most of the cortex cells contain starch grains; secondary, cortex followed by a

wide zone of cortex, composed of large polygonal to tangentially elongated parenchymatous cells,

varying in size and shape, containing starch grains and some cells with yellow contents.

DISTRIBUTION

Global distribution of this species is paleotropical . Within India, it is found in the tropical and

subtropical regions. This species is globally distributed in the Paleotropics. Within India, it is wild

in Peninsular India and West Bengal. It is cultivated in gardens throughout.

CULTIVATION

It is propagated by seeds or by cuttings of side shoots. The compost mixture consisting of equal

parts of loam, leaf mould and half part each of cow dung manure and sand is best suited for its cultivation. Well drained sunny situation and mild climate are preferable.

PART (S) USED

ROOT SKIN

DOSE

1 - 2 gm

CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS

Napthoquinone, Plumbagin, Choloroplumbagin, Biplumbagin, Chitranone, Zeylinone,

Isozeylinone, Droserone,Plumbagic acid, Plumbazeylanone, Napthelenone, Isoshinanolone

PHYSICAL CONSTITUENTS

Foreign matter 3 %, Total ash 3 %, Acid insoluble ash 1 %, Alcohol soluble extractive 12 %,

Water soluble extractive 12 %

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES

 

GUNA (Quality)

Laghu, Ruksha, Tikshan

RASA (Taste)

Katu

VIPAK (Metabolism)

Katu

VIRYA (Potency)

Ushan

PRABHAV (Impact)

Deepan

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Anti-pyretic, Appetiser, Uterotonic, Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-fertility, Anti- cancer,

Anti-coagulant, Anti-tumour, Hepatoprotective, Cytotoxic, Appetiser

THERAPEUTIC USES

Abdominal disorders   ·      Dyspepsia   ·       Chronic cold   ·   Cough  

·   Voice enhancer

FORMULATIONS (Yog)

Ajamodadi churna            Amalkyadi churna                Amarsundari vati

Amavatari rasa                Ardrak khanda avaleha       

Arkadi kvath churna

Arogyavardhini gutika       Arshakuthar rasa                  Ashvagandharishta

Avittoladi bhasm              Ayaskriti                              Brahmi vati

Brhanmanjisthadi kvath churna                                    Brihanmarichadya taila  

Brihat vidyadharabhra rasa                                          Chandanadi lauha

Chandraprabha vati         Changeri ghrita                       Chitrakadi churna

Chitrakadi gutika            Chitrakadi taila                       Dadimadi ghrita

Danti haritki                   Dantodbhed gadantak rasa               

Dashmoolpanchakoladi kvath churna                            Dashmoolsatpalaka ghrita

Dashmularishta              Devadarvarishta                      Eladi ghrita

Jalodarari rasa               Jatiphaladya churna                 Kalakuta rasa

Kalyana ksara               Kalyanaka guda                       Kankayan gutika

Kantkaryavaleha            Kasisadi taila                           Kubja prasarini taila

Kumaryasava (a)           Kumaryasava (b)                       Kustharakshas taila

Kutajavaleha                 Lohasava                                  Madhukasava

Maha vishgarbha taila    Maha yogaraj guggulu                Mahamritunjai ras

Mahashankh vati           Mridvikarishta                            Mritasanjivani sura

Mustakarishta               Narasimha churna        

Narasimha ghrita rasayana                                              Narayana churna

Navayas churna            Navayas lauha                             Nityanand rasa

Nyagrodhadi churna       Panchkol churna                         Pippaladyasava

Pippalyadi taila              Prabhanjana vimardana taila

Pradarantak lauha          Prasarini taila                              Punarnava guggulu

Punarnavadi mandoor     Punarnavadyarishta                     Rasnadi kvath churna

Rohitak lauha                Rohitakarishta                             Saptavimsatika guggulu

Sarvajvarahar lauha        Satmulyadi lauha                         Satpala ghrita

Shothkalanal ras            Siva gutika                                   Sri bahusalo guda

Sri bahusalo guda          Srikhandasava                              Sudarshan churna

Surana vataka               Taramandur guda                           Vajra kshara

Vajraka taila                 Vataraktantaka rasa                       Vatari rasa

Vidangadi lauha            Yakrit sulavinasini vatika      

Yogaraj guggulu

ANTI-DOTE (Nivaran Dravya)

Not Available

 

 

Additional Information

Weight(gm) -shipping 350.0000
Botanical Name PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA
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