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Herb Description

Hindi Name:Ashok
Sanskrit Name:Ashok, Hempushpa
Common Name:Sorrowless tree
Latin Name:Saraca asoca Roxb

Medicinal Properties:The bark, seeds and flowers of Ashok are used in Ayurvedic formulations. It is used as a blood purifier, uterine tonic and is been indicated in menstrual irregularities. Ashok happens to be a uterine stimulant and increases uterine contractions. It also stimulates the ovarian tissue. In Ayurvedic it is used in formulations for controlling leucorrhoea and other menstrual irregularities and irregular activity of ovaries. It is a known herb to help female health.

Effect on Dosha:Pacifies Kapha and Pitta
Main Classical Uses:Ashokarishta, Ashoka Ghrita
Reference:Dravyaguna Vigyan, By- Prof. Priyavrat Sharma, Chaukhambha Bharti Academy, Varanasi. INDIA

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