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English name: Bharangee
Hindi name: Bharangee
Sanskrit name: Angaravalli, Brahmanayastika
Latin name:Clerodendron serratum Moon Pennel

A slightly woody shrub with bluntly quadrangular stems and branches found forests in all parts of India up to an altitude of 1500m. Root, stem and leaves are used medicinally.

Application

Bharangi is a one of the common herbs used in the treatment of common cold, chronic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, cough and other chronic respiratory problems. It is also used by Ayurveda for relief from fever and hyper-pyrexia. Bharangi has been investigated for its antipyretic and antihistamine activities.

Chemical composition

Plant contains mannitol, b-sitosterol. Bark contains three triterpenoid constituents-oleonolic acid, queretaroic acid and serratagenic acid.

   

Effect on dosha

Pacifies vata and kapha, promotes pitta.

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