Dronapushpi Scientific Name
Dronapushpi Other Names
Hindi: Guma, Gomamadhupati
Sanskrit: Dronachatra, Drona, Drona Kurambaka, Dronapushpa, Katumba
What is Dronapushpi?
Dronapushpi is a flowering weed commonly found in India, Philippines and plains of Mauritius and Java.
In Ayurveda, it is used for its insecticidal properties and for treating scorpion stings and snake bites. It is also found to provide relief in respiratory disorders like asthma, cold, and cough. It has antipyretic properties and helps in reducing chronic or acute fever.
Common forms of Dronapushpi
Dronapushpi is commonly used for:
- Treating scorpion or snake bites
- Treating skin diseases and removing blood toxins
- Treating heavy bleeding in menstruation
- Relieving cough and cold
- Treating excessive thirst
- Cough, leucorrhoea
- Treating acute and chronic fever and allergies
Juice: 5 to 10 ml or as prescribed
Dronapushpi Side-effects and Warnings
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Lack of sufficient data. Be safe and avoid it.
Children: Not known.