BOTANICAL NAME: Kalanchoe pinnata Pers.
SANSKRIT NAME: Parnabija, Pattharchuur, Pattharchat, Hemsaagar.
ENGLISH NAME: Air plant, Cathedral bells
Hindi Name– Airavati, Pathacharuti
HABITAT: Parnabeeja is a small shrub growing up to a height of 1-4 feet and found abundantly in the warm and moist parts of central and eastern India. This plant is a native of Madagascar country.
BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION: Parnabeeja is a small plant growing to a height of 1-4 feet. The leaves are thick, fleshy, round to oval in shape.The flowers are 1-1.5 inch long, greenish purple in color.The seeds are small, round, slimy with small ridges
|Kashaya, Amla||Laghu, Rooksha||Sheeta||Madhura||Mutral,
|TASTE||PROPERTY||POTENCY||POST DIGESTIVE EFFECT||EFFECT ACTION||DOSHA ACTION|
|Astringent, Sour||Light for digestion, Dry in nature||Cold||Undergoes Sweet taste after digestion||Diuretic & Analgesic||Pacifies vitiated kapha and vata dosha.|
MAJOR CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS: Glycosides of quercetin and kaempferol and fumaric acid.
1. Its juice is given in case of dysentery, diarrhea with blood, Haemmerhoids.
2. Effective in DUB also.
3. Local Application of its leaf paste is equally effective in Inflammation & Wound.
INDICATIONS: One of the best homeostatic action it possesses.
USEFUL PART: Leaf
DOSAGE: Swarasa 10-20 ml