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Herb Description

Hindi Name:Lehsun
Sanskrit Name:Rason, Lashun, Ugragandha
Common Name:Garlic
Latin Name:Allium Sativum Linn

Medicinal Properties:Lehsun has very old history of folk use in a wide variety of ailments, particularly in ringworm, arthritis, irritation, paralysis, cough, cold and earache. Garlic helps in indigestion, constipation worm infestations, flatulance and in external piles. Lashun helps to reduce glucose metabolism in diabetics, slows down the progress of arteriosclerosis and lowers the risk of further heart attacks in patients with a history of myocardial infarction. Externally, the expressed juice is an excellent antiseptic for treating wounds. Lashun is a Rasayana herb as per Ayurveda.

Effect on Dosha:Pacifies Vata and Kapha
Main Classical Uses:Rason vati, Rason pinda, Lashunadya ghrita, rasona sura
Reference:Dravyaguna Vigyan, By- Prof. Priyavrat Sharma, Chaukhambha Bharti Academy, Varanasi. INDIA.

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