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Tejpatra: [Tejpat]



Sanskrit name

: Tejpatra

English name

: Indian bay-leaf

Hindi name

: Tejpata

Latin name

: Cinnamomum tamala


: Lauraceae



Leaves of the tree have been used as a spice as well as for garnishing  the food. It is  a flavouring substance with warm potency.

Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent), tikta (bitter), madhur (sweet)
Guna : Laghu (light), ruksha (dry), tiksna (sharp)
Vipaka : Katu (pungent)
Virya : Ushna (hot)
Doshakarma :  


Chemical Constituent:

In contains essential oil from the leaves, mainly monoterpenoides were found: Linalool (50%) is the major compound, whereas α-pinene, p-cymene, β-pinene and limonene range around 5 to 10% each. Phenylpropanoids appear only in traces: cinnamic aldehyde and eugenol.


Useful part: Leaf, bark and oil


Medicinal Properties:

Appitizer. Sudoriporous [produces sweat], diuretic, carminative, hypoglycemic, toner [sp. Uterine muscle]


Medicinal uses:

Flatulence, fever, common cold, chronic rhinitis, anorexia, dyspepsia, urine retention and other disorders related to uterus.



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