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Kusth (SAUSSUREA LAPPA)

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Kusth (SAUSSUREA LAPPA)

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Please select the varition of this herb you would like to purchase, Single Unit is 350 gm
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Rs.1,350
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Rs.1,630
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Rs.2,700
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Rs.4,050

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

SAUSSUREA LAPPA

FAMILY

COMPOSITAE

OTHER NAMES

 

Sanskrit

Agada, Amaya, Apya, Bhasura, Dushta, Gada, Gadakhya, Gadavha, Gadavhaya, Haribhadraka, Jarana, Kadakhya,

Kakala, Kashmirja,Kashtam, Kasmira, Kaubera, Kinjalka, Kushta, Kushtam, Kushtha, Kustha, Kusthah, Kustham,

Kuthika, Kutsita, Niruja, Padmaka,Pakala, Pakalam, Palaka, Paribhadraka, Paribhavya, Pauskara, Pavana,

Puskara, Puskaramula, Rama, Roga, Rogavhaya, Ruja, Ruk,Ruka, Utpala, Utpalam, Vaniraja, Vapya, Vyadhi, Vyapya

Hindi

Koostha, Kootha, Kot, Kur, Kust, Kut, Kuth, Pachak, Pokharmul, Koot

Urdu

Qust, Quest shirin, Qust-shirin, Karwa koth, Qust shirin, Qust talkh, Qust-i-talkh

English

Costus, Kuth

Bengali

Pachak, Kur

Kannada

Koshta, Kostha, Kosuta, Kankushta, Koshtha, Kosta

Malyalam

Kottam, Seppudday, Sepuddy, Simakkottam

Marathi

Koshta, Kot, Kushthh, Ouplet

Persian

Kust

Tamil

Goshtam, Gostham, Kostam, Kostum, Putchuk, Kottam, Kura, Oli, Chagal koshtam, Gostan

Telgu

Cengala, Changala, Chengulva, Kostamu, Kostu, Kustam, Kushtamu

OTHER INFORMATION

 

DESCRIPTION

Erect, robust, perennial herb, 25-180 cm high. Root stout, upto 60 cm long, brownish with

longitudinal streaks and furrows with reticulate surface, having characteristic odour; stem stout,

fibrous.

PHARMACOGNOSY

Drug greyish to dull brown, thick, stout, fusiform to cylindrical, 7 - 15 cm long, 1.0 - 5.5 cm broad,

thicker roots with collapsed centre, occasionally ridged, wrinkles longitudinal and anastomosed;

rootlets rarely present; cut surface shows two regions, outer periderm ring thin, inner porous

woody portion lighter in colour showing fine radical striations and often the central portion

collapsed; fracture short, horny; odour strong, characteristically aromatic; taste slightly bitter.

Transverse section of root shows thin periderm, followed by broad zone of ploem and still broader

zone of xylem traversed by wide meduallry rays; cork 3 - 5 layered wide, secondary cortical cells

polygonal, mostly elongated; secondary phloem consists of mostly storage parenchyma, small

groups of sieve tubes and companion cell and often phloem fibres, bast fibres thick-walled, lignified,

upto 350 microns in length, with many simple pits associated with fibre, tracheids and parenchyma;

wood fibres smaller than bast fibres with wider lumen and obtusely tapering ends; meduallry

rays multiseriate and wider in phloem region; resin canals found throughout as large cavities

DISTRIBUTION

This species is endemic to India found only in Kashmir between an altitude of 2500-3600 metres It

is also cultivated in the Kashmir valley and other Himalayan regions.

CULTIVATION

It requires a cool and humid climate. Deep rich porous soil and sandy textured loam soil, rich in

moisture and oganic carbon is best for germination as well as better survival of seedlings and

production of long and thick roots.

PART (S) USED

ROOT

DOSE

1/4 - 1 gm

CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS

Taraxasterol, Saussurine, Alantolactone, Aplotaxene, Costunolide, Oleic acid, Betulin,

Friedelein, Stigmasterol,Kusthin, Linoleic acids, Isodehydrocostus lactone

PHYSICAL CONSTITUENTS

Foreign matter 2 %, Total ash 4 %, Acid insoluble ash 2 %, Alcohol soluble extractive 12 %,

Water soluble extractive 20 %

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES

 

GUNA (Quality)

Laghu, Ruksha, Tikshan

RASA (Taste)

Tikt, Katu, Madhur

VIPAK (Metabolism)

Katu

VIRYA (Potency)

Ushan

PRABHAV (Impact)

Shukrashodhan

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Anticytotoxic, Diuretic, Antibactrial, Hypolipidaemic, Antiseptic, Insect repellant,

Insecticidal, Hypotensive,Spasmolytic, Bronchodilator, Antiulcer, Antimicotic,

Antiinflammatory, Immunostimulant

THERAPEUTIC USES

Cough   ·   Abdominal disorders   ·   Sexual diseases   ·   Skin diseases

FORMULATIONS (Yog)

Agnimukh churna            Ashvagandha taila        Ashvagandhadi churna

Bala taila                        Baladhatryadi taila             Balaguduchyadi taila

Balahathadi taila              Bharngyadi kvath churna         Brhanmanjisthadi kvath churna

Brihanmarichadya taila      Brihat phal ghrita           Brihat saindhavadya taila

Brihatcchrngarabhra rasa  

Chandanabalalaksadi taila    Chandrodaya vartti

Dashang lepa                    Dashmularishta            Dhanvantara taila

Grhadhumadi lepa             Gudapippali                      Guduchyadi taila

Gulma kalanal rasa            Himsagar taila         Jatyadi taila

Kacchuradi churna             Kalyanak ghrita        Kalyanavaleha

Karpasasthyadi taila         Kasisadi ghrita           Kasisadi taila

Ksara taila                       Kunkumadi taila          Kustharakshas taila

Madhusnuhi rasayana      Madhyam narayan taila  Maha kalyanak ghrita

Maha narayana taila        Maha vishgarbha taila      Mahalakshadi taila

Mahamarichadi taila        Mushikadya taila            Nalpamaradi taila

Narayana churna             Narayana taila              Nasika churna

Nimbadi churna              Panchanimb churna        Panhatiktaguggulu ghrita

Phal ghrita                    Phalkalyan ghrit              Pippaladyasava

Pippalyadi taila              Piyushvalli rasa                Prabhanjana vimardana taila

Pradarantak lauha         Prameha mihira taila        Punarnavadi mandoor

Rodhrasava                 Sahacharadi taila             Sarasvat churna

Sarasvatarishta           Sarivadyasava                Shira shuladi vajra rasa

Somaraji taila             Sringarabhra rasa                 Tamradi gutika

Triphaladi taila           Vasachandanadi taila           Vatavidhvamsana rasa

Vayucchaya surendra taila       Vishtinduka taila          Vrddhihara lep

 

 

Additional Information

Weight(gm) -shipping 350.0000
Botanical Name SAUSSUREA LAPPA
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