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Kusumbha

Kusumbha (CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS)

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Kusumbha (CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS)

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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
Kusumbha's Raw Herb
Rs.980
Kusumbha's Powder
Rs.1,850
Kusumbha's Oil
Rs.2,700
Kusumbha's Extract
Rs.3,650

Availability: In stock

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

CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS

FAMILY

ASTERACEAE

OTHER NAMES

 

Sanskrit

Kusumbha, Vahnishikha, Vastraranjaka, Vyaghridala, Kantaphala

Hindi

Kusumba, Kusum, Barre, Karrah

Urdu

Karha, Kusum

English

Safflower, African saffron, American saffron, Bastard saffron, Dyer's saffron. false saffron, Wild saffron

bengali

Kajirah, Kesum phul

Gujrati

Kasumbo, Karada

Kannada

Kusumbe, Kusubbi

Malyalam

Kuyimpu, Centurakam, Chendurakam

Marathi

Kardai, Kardi, Kurdi

Punjabi

Kar, Karar, Kurtam

Tamil

Chendurukam. kusumba, Sendurgam, Senturakam

OTHER INFORMATION

 

DESCRIPTION

An erect annual spiny herb 30-120 cm tall. Leaves alternate, simple, simple, rigid. Spinosely serrate,sessile or shortly petiolate, 3-15 * 1-5 cm, oblong-lanceolate or oblanceolate, entire or dentate-lobed

PHARMACOGNOSY

Flower consists of involucral bracts and florets. Involucral bracts are in whorls, green, outer bracts

ovate, oblong, leafy and inner bracts hard, spiny and conical. Florets bisexual, stalked, yellowish to

orange-red, delicate, small, consisting of long stalk, corolla, androecium and gynoecium. Petals 5,

linear, very thin, yellow to orange-red, united at base and free throughout the length and with

acute apex.Stamens 5, united throughout the length and free at tip forming a staminal tube, each

stamen consisting of a short, slender filament and 2 another lobes with sagittate base and acute apex.

DISTRIBUTION

It is clutivated throughout India in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar,

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and in poor sandy soils of kumaon hills.

CULTIVATION

It is cultivated mostly as a rainfed crop for its seeds oil and dye from florets. It requires fertile,fairly deep, moisture retentive and well drained soil.

PART (S) USED

LEAF, FLOWER, SEED, SEED OIL

DOSE

Seed powder 1-3 gm, Dried flower powder 3-6 gm, Oil 2.5-5 ml

CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS

Muristo-oleo-linolein, Myristo-dilinolein, Palmitooleolinolein, Palmito-dilinolein,Stearo-oleolinolein, Dioleo-linolein, Oleo-dilinolein, Trilinolein, Tryptamine, Campesterol,Cholesterol, Tetrcosenoic acid, Acacetin,Carthamin, Carthamone, Neocarthamin, Luteolin,

Kaempferol glycoside, Poluacetylenes

PHYSICAL CONSTITUENTS

Total ash 12.956 %, Acid insoluble ash 1.024 %, Water soluble extractive 29.425 %, Ethanol soluble extractive 31.407 %, Pet. Ehter soluble extractive 8.051 %, Acetone soluble extractive 7.345 %,

Chloroform soluble extractive 7.345 %, Chloroform soluble extractive 4.597 %

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES

 

GUNA (Quality)

Guru, Snigdh

RASA (Taste)

Kashay, Madhur

VIPAK (Metabolism)

katu

VIRYA (Potency)

Ushan

PRABHAV (Impact)

Kaphashamak

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Antiviral, Antitumour, Spasmolytic, Anticholesteremic, Antibacterial, Nematicidal, Diuretic,Diaphoretic, Carthartic,Antioxidant, Antiinflmmatory, Analgesic, Anticonvulsant, Antithrombosis,

Antimycotic, Hypotensive

THERAPEUTIC USES

Laxative   ·   Appetiser   ·   Diuretic   ·   Liver tonic   ·   Leprosy   ·   Boils   ·   Ringworm   ·   Scabies   ·   Leucoderma   ·  Haemorrhoids   ·   Bronchitis   ·   Carminative   ·   Aphorodisiac   ·   Arterosclerosis  ·   Chest pain   ·   Constipation   ·   Arthritis   ·  Purgative   ·   Calculi   ·   Dysuria

 

 

Additional Information

Weight(gm) -shipping 350.0000
Botanical Name CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS
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