Peeta Bhrngaraja

Botanical Name : Wedelia chinensis (Osbeck) Merrill

Family : Compositae; Asteraceae

Introduction :

Mainly using in siddha

Morphology :

A perennial herb grows up to 40-60 cm height

Leaves-simple, opposite, linear-oblong , hairy

Flower – yellow, axillary

Fruits-achenes

Distribution & Habitat :

All over India, waste lands

Chemical constituents :

oleanolic acid, saponins, coumestans, wedelolactone,  demethyl wedelolactone

Properties :

RASA-katu,tikta, kashaya

GUNA-laghu

VIRYA-ushna

VIPAKA-katu

Karma –kesya, mutrala, sveda janana, hridya, vrishya

Cardio tonic, anti inflammatory, diuretic, thermogenic

Srotogamitva :

Dosha : kapha vataghna

Dhatu :raktha

Mala :mutrala

Organ : liver

Indication : Karnamaya, mutrakrichra, pandu, krimi

Ulcer, otalgia, liver and spleen disorder, hair fall, fever, general weakness, greyness of hair.

Part used :

Whole plant

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