English –Orris root

Hindi – Pohakar mul (पोहाकर मूल), Kashmira

Sanskrit – Pushkarmool

Latin – Inula racemosa

General Description

An Asian plant belonging to the daisy family, Pushkarmool has bright yellow flowers, broad green leave, and cylindrical, curved roots with a striated surface. Known for their expectorant qualities, the roots are used in Ayurvedic medicine. Having a hot potency, it is used to balance Kapha and Vata Dosha. It forms an active ingredient in the ORGANIC INDIA Breathe Free supplement.

Benefits

Expectorant, cardiotonic, diuretic, protects lung health, anti-inflammatory, cough, and cold, helpful for treating bronchitis and sinusitis, emphysema, anorexia, relieves bloating, pain, swelling, and pus formation.