A Critical Review on Paras-Pipal (Thespasia Populnea Linn) “An Ayurvedic Herb”
Pamnani M*, Kumar V, Kaushal K, Sharma AK, Mishra RC and Soni P
Journal Title:Journal of Natural & Ayurvedic Medicine
Herbs play a major role in Ayurvedic system. An ayurvedic herb is a plant source which is used in the preparation of ayurvedic medicines. It acts as a perfect mechanism in bringing a balanced harmony between the mind & spirit. The ayurvedic science which works based on the herb promises wonders to mankind when taken in a wise & prudent manner. Paraspipal is one of them. Paraspipal (Thespesia populnea) also known as Parisha a drug of Panchvalkala (Mishrak Gana) is a plant that occurs in India specially in seacoastal regions.It is commonly planted as an avenue tree & at other places largely cultivated for ornament & shade. It is attributed with Kaphkara, Shukrala, Grahi & Mutrasangrahniya Karmas. Present review article analyze the classical references & medicinal uses on the basis of various available texts.