HEDYCHIUM SPICATUM

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

HEDYCHIUM SPICATUM (Shati)

Let us discuss Shati (कपूरकचरी, कपूरकाचली) – an important medicinal herb that has a great potential for the management of various acute/chronic and mild/moderate/severe diseases.
Even a fleeting glance on the properties of Shati reveals that it has some unique actions and uses.

गुण: तीक्ष्ण, लघु
रस: तिक्त, कषाय, कटु
विपाक: कटु
वीर्य: अनुष्ण / शीत
दोष: वात-कफशामक

MAJOR ACTIONS

कासघ्न – Anti-tussive
श्वासहर- Anti-asthmatic
हिक्काहर – Anti-hiccup
छर्दिहर – Anti-emetic
शूलहर- Anti-colic
शोथहर- Anti-inflammatory
आमनाशक – Anti-allergic
व्रणापहा – Wound-healer, ulcer-healer.

On the basis of these actions we use Shati as follows:

ANTI-ALLERGIC (LERGEX)

For the management of various allergic diseases-

  • Nasobronchial allergy (allergic rhinitis – प्रतिश्याय, bronchitis – कास, bronchial asthma – श्वास)
  • Skin allergy (शीतपित्त, उदर्द, कोठ, विचर्चिका,)
  • Food allergy (आमविष)
  • Drug allergy (औषधासात्म्यता)

ANTI-ASTHMATIC (LERGEX)

  • Bronchial asthma (तमकश्वास)
  • Asthmatic bronchitis (वातिक कास)

ANTACID (LOCID)

  • Acid peptic diseases (अम्लपित्त, परिणामशूल, अन्नद्रवशूल)
  • GERD (उदावर्त)
  • Non-ulcer dyspepsia (अजीर्ण)
  • Gastritis (आमाशय-शोथ, विदग्धाजीर्ण)

ANTI-EMETIC (LOCID)

  • Vomiting (छर्दि)

ANTI-HICCUP (LOCID)

  • Hiccup (हिक्का)
डाॅ.वसिष्ठ
Dr. Sunil Vasishth
M. + 91-9419205439
Email : drvasishthsunil@gmail.com

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