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Vidanga - Embelia ribes

  Ayurvedatarian Herb 1 Ayurveda reference of Vidanga – Embelia ribes विडङ्गं कटु तीक्ष्णोष्ण रूक्षं वह्निकरं लघु । शूलाध्मानोदरश्लेमकृमिवात विबन्धनुत् ।। ११२ 🌳Shloka No. 112, Haritakyadi Varg, Bhavaprakasa Nighantu, Indian Materia Medica of SRI BHAVAMISRA (C. 1500-1600A.D.) 🌳The above shloka explains the property and actions of the herb Vidanga. It is pungent in taste and have penetrating as well as dry nature.  🌳It can act as an antimicrobial agent and can alleviate various digestive system related discomforts. It alleviates Kapha and Vata dosha along with the action  of relieving constipation. 🌳Vidanga has a quality of improving digestive fire.  Ayurvedic properties of Vidanga – Embelia ribes Guna (qualities)  – Laghu (light to digest), Ruksha (dry) Rasa (Taste) – Kashaya (astringent ) Vipaka (taste conversion after digestion) – Katu (Pungent)  Veerya (potency) - Ushna - hot 🌳Effect on Tridosha – Kapha Vata hara - It alleviate Kapha and Vata Doshas. Karma (actions) – Anthelmint