Parmelia perlata (Huds.) Ach.

Parmelia perlata Huds

Arabic Name : Ushna
Bengali Name : Shailaj
English Name : Stone Flowers, Rock moss
French Name : Parmelia des murs
German Name : Wandschildflechte
Gujarati Name : Patthar Phool, Chhadilo
Hindi Name : Charela, Charcharela, Chelchabela, Pathar ka Phool
Kannada Name : Shilapushpa, Kalluhoo
Latin name : Parmelia perlata (Huds.) Ach.
Marathi Name : Dagad Phool
Persian Name : Davala
Punjabi Name : Auneh, Chhadila
Sanskrit Name : Silavalka, Shaileyam, Saileya, Silapushpa
Urdu Name : Charila

Description : The whole thallus is acrid, antiinflammatory, aphrodisiac, astringent, bitter, cardiac tonic, cooling, demulcent, diuretic, emollient, febrifuge and refrigerant. It is useful in seminal weakness, spermatorrhoea, boils, inflammations and amenorrhoea. Also useful in diarrhoea, dyspepsia and dysentery. Strengthens the heart.

It is an ingredient in a number of massage oils that are useful in arthritis, rheumatism, sciatica and gout.

Recommended Dosage : 5 to 10 g powder of the whole thallus.

Contraindication : This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.

Ushna Shailaj Stone Flowers Wandschildflechte Patthar Phool Charela Charcharela Pathar ka Phool Shilapushpa Parmelia perlata Huds Dagad Phool Davala Auneh Chhadila Silavalka Shaileyam Charila