BENEFITS AND PROPERTY OF Tvak (CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM)

Dr. Omprakash Yadav

By Dr.Omprakash Yadav Contact:-shivshivaayurveda@gmail.com Ph no:-+918080747455 /+9196996666426

Introduction OF Tvak (CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM)

Dalchini or Cinnamon is a aromatic spice has many medicinal properties so it is been use in many ayurvedic medicinal formulation.
In market three varieties of cinnamom (1)Indian Cinnamon (Cinnamomum tamala) (2)Ceylonese Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) and (3)Chinese Cinnamon- Cinnamomum cassia.
It is one of contain of Trijataka a group of three spices i.e cinnamon, cardamom and Cinnamomum tamala

AYURVEDA DETAILS OF Tvak (CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM)

GANA

BOTANICAL NAME:- CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM

FAMILY:- LAURACEAE

SANSKRIT NAMES

Tvak, Tanutvak, Chocha, Darusita, Varanga, Svadvi, Mukha shodhya, Mukhashodhana, Vanapriya, Saimhalam, Utkata, Bahugandha, Gandhavalka, Lataparna, Tvak patta, Swarna Bhumika, Ramapriya, Rama Vallabha, Bhringam, Kavacha, Shakala, Saihala, Latapatra, Ramapriya

DESCRIPTION

Dalchini (Cinnamom) is an evergreen tropical tree that hardly reaches to height more than 30 feet and is Bushy.
Leaves of this plant are deeply veined and ovate. The leaves are dark green in color below. The flowers of this plant are small and yellowish to white colored with unpleasant odor and usually grow in bunches. The Fruit is oval shaped and dark purple in color holding seeds inside it. The tree bears dark purple berries too. The bark of younger tree is smooth and pale while bark of older tree is brittle, rough and brownish.
The bark is peeled off after the trees is six or seven years old which is called cinnamon sticks. The inner bark of tree is collected and used as spice.

PART USED:- Stem bark, Leaf, Oil

DOSE:- Tvak churna 1-3 gms, Patra churna 1-3 gms.

CHEMICALCONSTITUENTS

Cinnmaldehyde, Eugenol, Linalool, Cumic, Aldehyde, Caryophyllene, safrole, Methyl evgenol, Borneol, Cinnamyl alcohol, Cinnzeylanin, Cinnzeylanol, Benzaldehyde, Methyl amyl ketone, Phellandrene, Pinene, Cymene, epicatechin, Cinnacassiol

AYURVEDA PROPERTIES

GUNA (Quality):- Laghu (light to digestion), Rooksha (dryness), Teekshna (piercing)
RASA (Taste):- Katu (pungent), Tikta (bitter), Madhura (sweet)
VIPAK (Metabolism):- Katu (pungent)
VIRYA (Potency):- Ushna (hot potency)
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.

Ayurveda Parmacological Action

Pittalam- Pitta increasing property
Kaphavataghna- reducess kapha and vata dosha
Kandu- relieves itching, pruritis
Vama- relieves vomiting
Aruchi- relieves anorexia
Hrut Bastigata roga- relieves diseases related to heart and bladder.
Vataja Arsha- useful in painful haemorrhoids
Krumihara- useful in worm infestation
Peenasahara- relieves allergic rhinitis, running nose
kasahara- relieves cough with sputum
Shukrala- improves sperm count and semen quantity
Varnya- improves skin complexion
Mukhashosha- Relieves dryness of mouth
Trusha- Relieves excess thirst
Vishapaha- useful in toxic conditions
Kanta Vaktra Rujahara- relieves throat and oral pain
Shiroruk hara- relieves headache
Basti Shodhana- urinary retention, dysuria.
Amavatahara- useful in rheumatoid arthritis
Amahara- Relieves ama (product of indigestion and altered metabolism)
Kantashuddhikara – cleanses, clears throat. Improves voice
Cinnamon and honey – one gram of cinnamon along with a teaspoon of honey once a day is useful way for weight loss

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Analgesic, Expectorant, Digestive, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant, lowering cholesterol, antimicrobial, anti-clotting, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, diuretic, and aphrodisiac

FORMULATIONS (Yog)

TAILA

Anu taila, Bala taila, Baladhatryadi taila, Chandanabalalaksadi taila, Chandanadi taila, Dhanvantara taila, Guduchyadi taila, Irimedadi taila, Madhuyastyadi taila, Manjisthadi taila, Prameha mihira taila, Vasachandanadi taila, Vyaghri taila

GHRITA

Amritaprasa ghrita, Eladi ghrita,

VATI / RASA

Brahmi vati, Chandraprabha vati, Eladi gutika, Garbhphal rasa, Kasturyadi gutika, Khadiradi gutika (mukharoga), Manasamitra gutika, Nripativallabh rasa, Pramehgajakesari rasa, Pranad gutika, Siva gutika, Soolavajrini vatika, Sutasekhar rasa,

CHURNA

Ashvagandhadi churna, Bhaskar lavan churna, Chandanadi churna, Chaturjat churna, Dadimastak churna, Drakshadi churna, Jatiphaladya churna, Sitopaladi churna, Sudarshan churna, Yavanyadi churna, Talisadya churna,

ARISHTA / asava

Angoorasava, Ashvagandharishta, Babbularista, Dashmularishta, Devadarvarishta, Draksharishta, Drakshasava, Jirakadyarishta, Khadirarista, Kumaryasava, Mridvikarishta, Mritasanjivani sura, Pippaladyasava, Punarnavadyarishta, Rohitakarishta, Sarasvatarishta, Vasaksava, Vidangarishta,

LEHYA / RASAYANA

Ardrak khanda, Bharngi guda, Bilvadi lehya, Brahma rasayan, Chitrak haritki, Danti haritki, Dashmool haritki, Erand paka, Haridra khanda, Hridyavirechana lehya, Jirakadi modaka,Kusmandak rasayana, Kutajavaleha, Laghu cinkadik lehya, Madhusnuhi rasayana, Narikel khanda, Puga khanda, Suranavaleha, Vyaghri haritki,

GUGGULU

Kanchanar guggulu, Yogaraj guggulu,

lauha

LEPA

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side effects

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