cochlospermum religiosum (l.)
Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston is aslo known as Cochlospermum gossypium DC., belongs to Cochlospermaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Qujah, Samagh ul Qitad.
The English Name for this herb is Tragacanth.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Gond Katira, Katela, Katira.
The Indications of Gum of Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston are Cough, Hemoptysis, Dysentery, Asthma, Diarrhoea, Eye Irritation, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Thoracic Region Complaints, Eye Troubles, Scalding Urine, Hoarseness of Throat.
No Contra Indication information is available for Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston.
The Temperaments of Gum of Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston are 2nd order, cold and dry, 1st order, moist, Balanced in coldness and warmness.
Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston is used in the preparation of Dayaquza, Hab Lubul Khashkhash, Hab Nazla, Hab-Shabyar, Itrifal Zamani, Laooq Sapistan, Qarahine, Safuf Mushil, Sherbet A'ijaz, Tiryaq-i-Masana, Tiryaq-i-Nazla compounds.
|Gum||1.000g - 3.000g||N/A|
Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston. A small tree, 2.4-5.4 m high, with a branching head; bark smooth, ash'
coloured. Leaves scattered about the ends of the branchlets, 7.5-18 cm diameter
palmately 3-5-lobed, glabrous above, white tomentose beneath; lobes entire
acute: petioles 10-18 cm "long, pubescent when young. Flowers 10-12.5cr
diameter, in terminal subcorymbose panicles, .bright yellow, appearing before
the leaves; pedicels stout, 5-12.5 cm long, grooved and twisted, pubescent
Sepals unequal, oblong, concave, silky outside. Petals obovate, deeply
emarginate. Capsules 5-7.5 cm long, obovoid, striate outside, seeds 6 mm
long, cochleate, covered with an abundance of white silky wood
Taste Odor & Occurrence
Occurence: It occurs in India, Pakistan.. Other varities in many parts of the world.
No information regarding Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston's substitute is currently available.
Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston's Active constituents:
No information regarding Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston's antidot is currently available.
Warning & Precautions
Continuous use or large doses may give rise to obstructions in flow of blood (circulation).
Currently no Toxicity information is available for Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston. (work in progress)