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अश्वकर्णकः - Shorea robusta

 

Name - शालः

Botanical name - Shorea robusta

Description - This is the resinous exudate obtained from Shorea robusta Dipterocarpaceae.

Chemical Constituents-

Use - The drug is mildly astringent, stimulant and aphrodisiac. Heated with oils it forms plasters, that are applied to chilblains, ulcers etc. A paste of it put on the head is a cure for elongated uvula.