Aconitum heterophyllum is a PERENNIAL growing to m (5ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from August to September, and the seeds ripen from. Aconitum Heterophyllum (A. Heterophyllum) is an in- digenous medicinal plant of India and belongs to the family Ranunculaceae. A. Heterophyllum is known to. PDF | Ativisha (Aconitum heterophyllum wall) of family Ranunculaceae is an Ayurvedic herb which is known for its significant medical properties. The roots of the.
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Marathi Persian Punjabi Tamil Telugu. Roots biennial, paired, tuberous; whitish or grey. Heterophyolum erect, simple or branched, from cm high.
Inflorescence slender raceme or a lax, leafy panicle, crispo-pubescent; Sepals bluish or violet rarely whitish ; navicular obliquely erect, shortly or obscurely beaked, mm high, mm wide. Follicles contagious, linear-oblong, straight, mm long.
Seeds pyramidal, mm long, blackish brown. Distribution— commonly found in sub-alpine and alpine ueterophyllum Himalayas from Indus to Kumaon at m ft. Roots, biennial, paired, tuberous; conical or cylindrical cm long, 0.
Leaves scattered, upto 10, the lowest usually withered at the time of flowering, glabrous, or the upper most finely pubescent on aconihum nerves below; petiole slender cm long; blade orbicular-cordate to reniform3-lobed.
Inflorescence a very loose, leafy panicle or raceme, cm long. Sepals bluish or variegated white and blue, uppermost helmet-shaped.
Carpels 5, sub contagious in the flower. Follicles sub contagious or some what diverging in the upper part, oblong, obliquely truncate, 2. Seeds blackish, ovoid, about 3 mm long, round in Cross section. The crushed eaves, mixed with saindhav are applied focally. The seeds crushed in honey are applied locally on throat, in tonsillitis.
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Nasal insufflations of roots is beneficial in headache especially migraine. The juice of roots along with milk is an expectorant Root powder is given orally in cervical lymphadenitis.
Seed and root are used in ascites. The seeds are diuretic, the root decoction reduces burning of urinary tract.
It increases volume of urine. Root is used in sperrnatorrhoea. The decoction of roots is also used in burning of vagina.
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The juice of leaves along with juice of zingier reduce perspiration. Over dosage More than g produces symptoms like dryness of mouth, tremors etc. Majja brain tonicrakta. The tuberous root is medicinally used both alone and acontum combination. Yogaratnakara mentioned that Haritaki may be used as the substitute for Ativisa. Root powder l-3g per day divided doses.
Designed by Medicinal Herbals Team http: Botanical Name — Aconitum heterophyllum Wall. Astanga Sangraha Astanga Hrdaya.