Gossypium herbaceum Linn.

Gossypium herbaceum Linn

Arabic Name : Qutn, Utb, Khursuf, Habb al-qutn (Seed)
Bengali Name : Kapas, Karpas, Kapastula
English Name : Indian Cotton Plant
French Name : Cottoiner de l’Inde
German Name : lndische Baumwollstaude
Gujarati Name : Vona, Kapas, Kapasiya (Seed)
Hindi Name : Kapas, Rui, Binaula (Seed)
Kannada Name : Hatti, Arale
Latin name : Gossypium herbaceum Linn.
Marathi Name : Kapsi, Kapus, Sarki (Seed)
Persian Name : Pambah, Pambahdana (Seed)
Punjabi Name : Rui
Sanskrit Name : Tundkeri, Tundakesi, Karpasa, Karpasi, Karpas
Urdu Name : Pambadana, Habbul Qutn

Description : Cotton seed is anodyne, antidysentric, antipyretic, aphrodisiac, demulcent, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, galactagogue, laxative, nervine tonic, refrigerant, spermatogenic, sweet and tonic. It is used as a nervine tonic in headaches and brain affections. It reduces menstrual bleeding and is useful in endometriosis, amenorrhoea and in the treatment of metrorrhagia specially when dependant on fibroids.

Also useful in dysentery, diarrhoea and also in the inflammation of the small intestines. It is of great value in sexual lassitude and increases milk flow of nursing mothers by increasing the secretory activity of the mammary gland. It also expels the placenta after birth.

Recommended Dosage : 3 to 6 g powder of seeds.

Contraindication : This herb contraindicated during pregnancy.

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