Bibhitaki is large tree growing on plains and low hills throughout India and Sri Lanka, with dry, small brown fruits.
Rasa: Astringent, sweet
Guna: Light, dry
Dosha: VPK=, V+ in excess
Dhatu: Plasma, muscle, bone, nerve
Srotas: Digestive, respiratory, nervous, excretory
Prabhava: The ripe fruit dries excessive moisture, and strengthens the mucus membranes; the unripe fruit, on the other hand, is an effective laxative for occasional constipation.
Actions: Nourishes healthy lungs, strengthens healthy eyes, enhances healthy hair, supports a healthy respiratory system, beneficial for occasional diarrhea*
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