Patala , commonly known as Rose flower fragrant is found through out India. The plant have high therapeutic values and is used in different combinations of medicine to treat numerous diseases. The best Ayurveda Vaidya, Dr.Varun Ram Raj of Ayurvedatarian uses the herb Patala for the treatment of disorders involving vitiation of Vata Pitta and Kapha doshas. The herb is tridosha samaka as it normalizes all three doshas. It is used in conditions like Hiccough, Obesity, Calculus etc. It’s pharmacological actions include analgesic , liver stimulant , tonic etc as it contains Phytoconstituents like lapachol, sitosterol etc.
General aspects and geography
me : Stereospermum suaveolens
Family : Bignonaceae
Habitat: All over India
- Root bark
Classical categorization based on Ayurveda textbooks
Charaka Samhita – sothahara varga(antiinflammatory herbs)
Susruta Samhita – Aragwadhadi gana
- Liver stimulant
Medicinal property according to Ayurveda
- Sothahara ( antiinflammatory )
- Chardinigrahana (antiemetic )
- Swasahara (alleviate respiratory distress)
- Jwarahara (Reduces fever )
- Hiccough (Hikka)- Fruits of Patala are mixed with honey and is taken internally
- Calculus (Asmari)- Kshara prepared from Patala helps in alleviating Calculus.
Juice – 20 ml
Decoction – 60 ml
Tablet - 2 tablets twice daily or as per the advice of the Ayurveda doctor
Note: Ayurveda medications must be taken only after consulting an Ayurveda doctor.
- Dasamula ghrtha
- Patali taila
Large deciduous tree. Leaves are broadly elliptic. Flowers are purple. Fruits are capsule. Inflorescence is panicle.
English – Rose flower fragrant
Malayalam – Pathiri
Sanskrit – Patala
Rasapanchaka of Patala
Guna- Guru (heavy)
Virya- Sita (cold )
पाटला तुवरा तिक्तऽनुष्णा तिक्तऽनुष्णा दोषत्रयापहा ।
अरुचि श्वासशोथास्त्रच्छर्दि हिक्कातृषाहरी ।।
(Bhavaprakasa Nighantu -Guducyadi varga-shloka 21)
Patala flower is Tridosha samaka because of it’s properties like sweet taste and heavy in nature. The herb is used to alleviate diseases including Hiccough, Obesity etc. Ayurvedatarian lead by the World's best Ayurveda doctor Varun Ram Raj, is currently conducting various researches based on ancient Ayurvedic textbooks, involving Patala for preparing various combinations of medicines to alleviate conditions involving vitiation of Kapha, Vata and Pitta. Reach Ayurvedatarian for better health management.
Frequently asked Questions
- What are the uses of Patala taila?
Used in alleviating skin ailments.
- What are the useful parts of Patala?