Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.

Cuscuta reflexa Roxb

Arabic Name : Kashooth, Kushooth, Kushootaa, Afteemoon, Aftaymoon
Bengali Name : Algusi, Hadi-algusilata
English Name : Dodder, Hellweed, Devil’s Guts
French Name : Cuscute
Gujarati Name : Akaswel, Amarbel
Hindi Name : Akasbel, Akashbel, Amarbel, Kasoos
Latin name : Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.
Marathi Name : Aashbel
Persian Name : Tukhme Kasoos, Zajmool
Punjabi Name : Akasbel, Aftimum, Kasus, Nilathari
Sanskrit Name : Amaravela, Akashballi
Urdu Name : Aftimoon, Kasoos

Description : The seeds are alterative, anthelmintic, carminative, demulcent, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, purgative, stomachic, tonic, purifier of the blood and cleanser of the body. They are useful in liver and spleen complaints, bilious affections, diarrhoea and flatulence. They are given in jaundice. They have mildly laxative effect and are also given for urinary problems.

Recommended Dosage : 3 to 7 g powder.

Contraindication : The seeds have no known warnings or contraindications.

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