Semicarpus anacardium – Ayurvedic Herb
- Veera vriksha
- Shopha krit
- Thaila beeja
English – Semicarpus Anacardium Earking Nut
Sanskrit – Bhallataka , Arushka , Agnika , Agnimukhi
Hindi – Bhilama , Bhilaya , Bhela , Bhiloura
Bengali – Bhela bhelagacha , Bhurthuki
Gujarathi – Bhilaya , Bhiyalu
Kannada – Godambi , Karebeeja , gerubeeja , giru
Telugu – Jingicheatta , Nalajeedi
Farcy – Bhiladara , Bhiladura
Tamil – Tatramkottai , Soramkottai
Kalka – 3-5 gms
Taila – 10-20 drops
1.2 g of the drug in ksheerapaka
Amruta Bhallataka Lehya
Contain 32 % of an irritant oil
Nonvolatile alcohol – cardol
Anacardol fixed oil.
Rasa : Tikta, Katu, Kashaya , Madura
Guna : Lagu , Snigdha , Tikshna
Virya : Ushna
Vipaka : Madhura
- Mutra janana
- Vata kapha hara
- Udara roga
- Vrana jwara
- Masthishka Dourbalya
Rasayanartha – Good Bhallataka should be collected and selected during Jesta and ashada masa and kept in b/w yava and masha for 4 months.
During Margashirsha/pushyamasa it should be removed and used as rasayana (Cha.Chi)
In ARSHAS– Bhallataka kwada by an increasing order in dose of 1 pal (su.chi).
In Kushta – kwada of Bhallataka, haridaki, vidanga given internally (si.chi).
INDRALUPTHA – Bhallataka Rasa + Madu applied externally.
Vajikaranartha – Bhallataka phala with Godugdha
Plihodara –bhallataka with abayajiraka guda given internally for 7 days (vangasena)
Kaphajagulama raktapitta_Bhallataka phala + grita and sarkara given internally (Chakradatta)
Pakshaghada-Bhallataka kwada and high dose leads to abortion used in dismennorrhoea .
Pathya – when the drug is administered, the patient should take ghrita, kshira and rice in excess.
Varjya – when the person is under Bhall
taka treatment should not come out sunshine and should not have relation with women , should avoid meat , salt, exercise oil massage
Nishedha – Pittavikara , Raktasravaprakruti , garbini bala vrudda , patient suffering from Atisara , Vrukka shotha during ushnakala the drug should not be administered
Ahithaprabava– the urine become dark colour , burning and itching sensation all over the body , Atisara , jvara, sometime raktameha , unmada, in the bigining there will be itching sensation in Anus and penis.
Nivarana – Foremost thing is to stop the drug at earliest symptom, tender coconut water should be given for drinking , Narikela taila, ghrita or Nagadrava should be applied externally.
Shodhana karma – for shodhana , Bhallataka fruits are taken after removing attachment of thalamus- they are soaked in gomuthra for 7 days and thereafter in godugda for 7 days. The seeds are then put into Bag containing coarse Brick powder to reduce oil content, then the fruits are washed with water and dried in air.