Lasora

Botanical Name :- Cordia dichotoma G.Forst. ,

Family :- Boraginaceae.

Synonyms :- Cordia brownii A.DC., Cordia griffithii C.B.Clarke, Cordia indica Lam., Cordia  latifolia Roxb., Cordia loureiroi Roem. & Schult., Cordia lowriana Brandis, Cordia oblique Willd ,Cordia premnifolia Ridl., Cordia suaveolens Blume, Varronia sinensis Lour.

Regional Name :- English: Sebesten, Hindi : Lasora, Lisodaa, Punjabi : Lasuda, Assamese : Dilk, Bengali : Bahnaree, Bahuvar, Gujrati : Gundaavada, Gundaa, Kannada : Challekaayi, Malayalam : Naruvari, Naruviri, Marrathi : Bhonkar, Tamil : Naruvili, Narivilee, Telgu : Nakkera.

Part Used :- Fruit.

Description :- Lasora is consists of dried, ripe fruits of a medium sized tree with short crooked trunk with drooping branches, distributed throughout warmer parts of India. Fruits are conical with acute apex, up to 2 cm in length and 1.5 cm in diameter, occasionally with attached calyx and pedicel, greyish brown to dark brown, surface shrunken, hard to break; odour, specific; taste, indistinct.

Phytoconstituents :- The fruits contain sugar, gum, β-sitosterol, palmitic, stearic and oleic acids. 

Ayurvedic Properties :- Rasa : Madhura, Tikta, Kasaya, Guna : Laghu, Ruksa Snigdha, Guru, Virya : Sita, Vipaka : Katu, Madhura, Karma : Pittahara, Kaphahar, Vrsya, Rucya, Caksusya,

Ayurvedic Applications :- Jvara, Kasa, Krmi , Pratisyaya, Raktadosa, Raktapitta, Sukradaurbalya, Svasa, Trsna, Upadamasa, Vatapittajanya, Vikara.

Medicinal Uses :- Lasora fruits  are used in the treatment of dyspepsia, fever, ringworm, Worm infestation, ulcers, prolapsed of uterus/vagina, headache, affection of urinary passage, Blood disorders, diseases of lungs and spleen. It is useful in dry cough, Asthma, catarrh, coryza, chronic bronchitis, Syphilis, influenza and in burning micturition. 

Formulations
Jufex Forte
Jufex

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